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  • Collection ID 1986.0046
  • Creator Names Ganzer, Charles T.
  • Title Charles T. Ganzer photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1925-1929.
  • Physical description
    • 55 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
    • 15 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Access and usage restrictions Nitrate negatives closed pending digitization. However, a photocopy reference set is available in the Information File for 17 nitrate negatives printed by CHS in 1990. Copies made from these negatives also are in the master vertical file (CHS Image File).
  • Collection summary Aerial photographs of Chicago, mostly views taken from about 10,000 feet. Some shots, taken close to land, are of lesser quality although some buildings and areas are identifiable. A few photos show the planes and camera used in aerial photography. Original negatives include views of Chicago's lakefront including Grant Park, Soldier's Field, the Field Museum of Natural History, Lake Shore Drive around 700 North, the Chicago River, the Michigan Avenue bridge, Navy Pier, Tribune Tower and skyline scenes.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1986-046).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Charles T. Ganzer, 1977 (1986.0046).
  • Names
    • Art Institute of Chicago Aerial photographs.
    • Chicago Beach Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) Aerial photographs.
    • Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) Aerial photographs.
    • Field Museum of Natural History Aerial photographs.
    • Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.) Aerial photographs.
    • University of Chicago Aerial photographs.
    • Windermere Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) Aerial photographs.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Navy Pier (Chicago, Ill.) Aerial photographs.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Lake Shore Drive North 700. Negatives
    • Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc. 1920-1929.
    • South Deering (Chicago, Ill.). 1920-1929.
  • Subjects
    • Bridges Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm Negatives
    • Galleries & museums Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm Negatives
    • Parks Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm Negatives
    • Piers & wharves Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm Negatives
    • Waterfronts Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm
    • Airplanes Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm
    • Skylines Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. aat
    • Photographic apparatus & supplies Illinois Chicago 1920-1929. lctgm
  • Genre
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
    • Aerial 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/1986/46.htm