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  • Collection ID 1988.0361
  • Creator Names North Loop News (Chicago, Ill.), Inc.
  • Title North Loop News collection of visual materials [graphic].
  • Dates ca. 1950-1970.
  • Physical description
    • 754 photographic prints : b&w ; 9 x 12 in. or smaller.
    • 17 photomechanical prints ; 9 x 12 in. or smaller.
    • 1 box non-graphic material.
  • Collection summary
    • Primarily photographs of newsworthy events and people relating to Chicago's Loop commercial district and near North side. A large portion is comprised of individual and group portraits, approximately half of which are identified. Group portraits document political and organizational events; presentations of awards, gifts and portraits; anniversaries and receptions. Individual portraits represent business leaders, polticians, judges, law enforcement agents, TV celebrities, and football coach Mike Ditka. United States presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Nixon are depicted. Women are frequently shown participating in charitable events or organizations. A few portraits show women in relation to work as switchboard operators and student nurses. One woman is identified as a site artist. Includes photographs of children, dogs and zoo animals.
    • Also includes views of buildings, street scenes and cityscapes. The John Hancock Center and Sandburg Village apartment complex are both fe.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Many photographs require photographer credit line.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available online (88-361).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the North Loop News negatives collection (1988.0361), the North Loop News color photoprints collection (1988.0361), and the North Loop News (Newspaper) operating records.
  • Names
    • Ditka, Mike
    • North Loop News (Chicago, Ill.), Inc.
  • Uniform Title North Loop news (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • Animals Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Apartment houses Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Art Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Businessmen Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Charitable organizations Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Children Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Christmas Illinois Chicago.
    • Circuses and shows Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Commercial facilities Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Dogs Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Easter Illinois Chicago.
    • Entertainers Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Hotels Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Jews Spiritual life Illinois Chicago.
    • Judges Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Office buildings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Organizations Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Police Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Politicians Illinois. lctgm
    • Presidents United States. lctgm
    • Religious services Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Women Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Women Work Illinois Chicago.
  • Genre
    • Cityscapes. gmgpc
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1988/361.htm