• Collection ID 1996.0071
  • Title Tom Neumann collection of visual material, [graphic] [ca. 1900-1989].
  • Physical description
    • 121 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 1 album (containing 26 photographic prints) : b&w ; 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
    • 1 album (containing 12 photographic prints) : b&w ; 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.
    • 3 photographic prints : col. ; 8 x 10 in.
    • ca. 400 transparencies : slide, col. ; 35 mm.
    • 3 photomechanical prints : broadsides ; 8 1/2 x 12 in. or smaller.
    • 2 motion picture film : b&w ; 16 mm. film.
    • 1 motion picture film : col. ; 16 mm. film.
  • Collection arrangement Arranged by topic.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage or negatives in cool storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
    • In order to view an original motion picture film, a research copy must to be made.
  • Collection summary Primarily includes visual materials relating to the South Shore community in Chicago (Ill.) and the South Shore Historical Society. Includes views of apartment houses and single family houses, streetscapes, railroad stations, and businesses. Some images show the South Shore Country Club and people engaged in activities that may have taken place there, such as playing polo. Includes some views of Lake Michigan beaches, Calumet River and harbor, and views of Jackson Park at the lake. Slides show views of the community and the country club. A few slides show a demonstration in a park with people displaying Stop the Nazis banners (ca. 1970s). Also includes slides and photoprints relating to the Illinois Department of Labor that show minorities and people with handicaps in labor situations (ca. 1960-1979). Albums show the construction of the Robie House in Chicago (Ill.), designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and the Oak Woods Cemetery. One color film shows the Railroad Fair (1949).
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer when one is noted.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Tom Neumann, 1995 (1996.0071).
  • Names
    • South Shore Country Club (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Illinois. Department of Labor.
    • Robie House (Chicago, Ill.)
    • South Shore Historical Society (Chicago, Ill. : 1978-1982)
    • Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949)
    • Lipgar, R. M., photographer. pht
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
  • Subjects
    • Apartment houses Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Business enterprises Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Demonstrations. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Occupations. lctgm
    • Organizations Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Waterfronts Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad companies Illinois Chicago 20th century Exhibitions Miscellanea.
    • Railroad companies United States 20th century Exhibitions Miscellanea.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs 1940-1949.
    • South Shore (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Calumet Harbor (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Jackson Park (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Michigan, Lake
  • Genre
    • Progress photographs. gmgpc
    • Photograph albums. gmgpc
    • Broadsides. gmgpc
    • Motion pictures.
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.