• Collection ID 1991.0369
  • Creator Names Hales, Peter B. (Peter Bacon), photographer. pht
  • Title Changing Chicago project photographs by Peter Bacon Hales [graphic].
  • Dates 1987-1988.
  • Physical description
    • 101 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. and smaller. (Work prints box 24).
    • 23 photographic prints : b&w ; 16 x 20 in. (Exhibition prints box 28).
    • 3 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view b&w negatives in cold storage.
  • Collection summary Documentary photographs of people attending a variety of society events such as balls, benefits and galas. Includes coverage of the Alzheimer's Benefit Ball and the Presentation Ball at the Chicago Hilton; Black Creativity Ball and Columbian Ball at the Museum of Science and Industry; Crystal Ball Benefit at McCormick Place; Heart Ball and Midwinter Ball at the Drake Hotel; Preservation Ball at the Auditorium Theater; Tiffany Ball at the Field Museum of Natural History; Chicago Historical Society gala reopening; Remains Theater benefit; event celebrating Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Sir George Solti's birthday; and event related to Chicago's Lyric Opera.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer.
  • Finding Aids Note Descriptive inventory for the Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive is available online.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Peter Hales, 1989 (1991.0369).
  • Names
    • Solti, Georg, 1912-1997 Portraits.
    • Chicago Historical Society Photographs.
    • Lyric Opera of Chicago Photographs.
    • Remains Theater (Chicago, Ill.) Photographs.
  • Subjects
    • Dancing Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Parties Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs 1980-1989.
  • Genre
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Uniform title Changing Chicago (Photography project : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online in Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive http://chsmedia.org:8081/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=public&index=BIB&term=4209