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Essanay Film Manufacturing Company photographs, ca. 1915.
Photographic prints from the motion picture production, Young America, and nitrate negatives of telegrams sent by Essanay Film Studios, ca. 1915.
Essanay Film Manufacturing Company records, 1896-1960, bulk 1911-1942
Film scripts and title pages, patent documents, correspondence, contracts, receipts and cancelled checks, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to the early production of motion pictures by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company and Essanay Studios of Chicago (1907-1917) and la...
Essanay Film Studios collection of visual materials, [ca. 1910-1939]
Includes visual materials documenting the Essanay Film Studio in Chicago (Ill.) collected by camera man Marvin Spoor (Major Spoor). Includes images of the studio, the film crew, and stills from film productions. Also includes portraits of some of the actors and actresses in Essanay productions an...
George Spoor and Essanay Film Manufacturing Company manuscript collection
Scripts, magazines, and a scrapbook related to Spoor's career as a pioneer motion picture producer. Topics include Spoor's work as a distributor of films in the Chicago area (1897-1907), as co-founder of the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company (1907-1917), and as an innovator of three-dimensional ...