• Collection ID 1991.0369
  • Creator Names Iska, James, photographer. pht
  • Title Changing Chicago project photographs by James Iska [graphic].
  • Dates 1986-1988.
  • Physical description 103 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. (Work prints).
  • Collection summary Photographs taken at the Hans Christian Andersen Elementary School, at 1148 North Honore in Chicago's West Town community area. Includes scenes from second through sixth grade and special education classrooms, the first day of school, the last day of school, graduation ceremonies for the kindergarten and eighth grade classes, gym class, playground scenes, portraits, special events, teachers, and strike activities. Children attending the school come from an ethnically diverse inner city neighborhood, including African Americans and Hispanics.
  • 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 James Iska, 1989 (1991.0369).
  • Names Hans Christian Andersen School (Chicago, Ill.) Photographs.
  • Subjects
    • African American children Illinois Chicago 1980-1989.
    • School children Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Hispanic American children Illinois Chicago 1980-1989.
    • Puerto Rican children Illinois Chicago 1980-1989.
    • Public schools Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Special education Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Strikes Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
    • Teachers Illinois Chicago 1980-1989. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) 1980-1989.
    • West Town (Chicago, Ill.) 1980-1989.
  • Genre 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