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  • Collection ID 1986.0024
  • Creator Names Fordyce, Alice.
  • Title Alice Fordyce photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1933-1934.
  • Physical description
    • 49 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 1 folder of non-graphic material.
  • Collection arrangement Organization: Most photoprints arranged by number assigned at office of origin.
  • Collection summary Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by French designers Roux Spitz and Gilbert Poillerat.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1986-24).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Alice Fordyce in memory of Louis Skidmore, 1986 (1986.0024).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Photoprints and/or photonegatives by Trowbridge at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, are found in the Raymond W. Trowbridge negatives collection (X.1665.1991); the Raymond W. Trowbridge collection of photoprints (1985.0011); the Alice Fordyce photograph collection (1986.0024); the Miscellaneous Raymond W. Trowbridge negatives purchased by Hedrich-Blessing (HB-TR), and other Hedrich-Blessing collection job files, including HB-37825, HB-00101, HB-00102, HB-05894 includes 1 view of Soldier Field by Trowbridge; and the topical collection named: Organizations--Commercial--Business enterprises--Hotels & taverns (Michigan--Lansing) Olds Hotel, Trowbridge photos.
  • Names
    • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Biddle, George, 1885-
    • Chassaing, Edouard, 1886-1974.
    • Griffen, Davenport (William Davenport), 1894-
    • Iannelli, Alfonso, 1888-1965.
    • Josset, Raoul J. (Raoul Jean), 1898-1954.
    • Katz, A. Raymond (Alexander Raymond), 1895-1974.
    • Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935.
    • Lawrie, Lee, 1877-1963.
    • Nelson, Donald.
    • Norton, John Warner, 1876-1934.
    • Schwartz, William S. (William Samuel), 1896-1977.
    • Skidmore, Louis, 1897-1962.
    • Storrs, John Henry Bradley, 1885-1956.
    • Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936, sculptor.
    • Weisenborn, Leo, 1890-
    • Trowbridge Photographers, photographer. pht
    • Trowbridge, Raymond W., d. 1936, photographer pht
  • Subjects
    • Architectural elements Illinois Chicago 1930-1939. lctgm
    • Doors and doorways France Parisy1930-1939. lctgm
    • Exhibitions Illinois Chicagoy1930-1939. lctgm
    • Murals Illinois Chicagoy1930-1939. lctgm
    • Sculpture Illinois Chicagoy1930-1939. lctgm
    • Fairs Illinois Chicagoy1930-1939.
  • Geographic coverage Paris (France) Buildings, structures, etc.y1930-1939.
  • Genre 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/1986/24.htm