Tag Archives: Chicago

Summer School

Two Summer Sessions of the School of Design in Chicago L. Moholy-Nagy, Director 247-257 East Ontario St. Summer Sessions June 22- August 1 Aims: The School of Design in Chicago is a non-profit corporation for the training of creative workers … Continue reading

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Mamie Smith

Apeda Studio, [Mamie Smith], 1920-24 (1500.1990) Apeda Studio, [Mamie Smith], 1920-24 (1500.1990) (verso) Chicago Defender, November 20, 1920, p.3 “Crazy Blues,” Mamie Smith and her Jazz Hounds, by Perry Bradford, Addington Major, trumpet; Ward “Dope” Andrews, trombone; Ernest “Sticky” Elliott, … Continue reading

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Easter

Wm. J. S. Bradway, Baptismal Service at Canton Baptist Church, Easter, Hancock’s Bridge, New Jersey, 1908 (2010.5.10) Russell Lee, [Boys on Easter morning, Chicago], April 1941 (109.2003) Russell Lee (1903-1986), Part of the Easter Parade on the South Side, Chicago, … Continue reading

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Barbara Crane

Barbara Crane, Whole Roll: Tar Findings, 1975 (2.1982) Barbara Crane, Chicago, 1976 (161.1980) Barbara Crane, Chicago Loop (billboard and balcony), 1977 (1.1982) Barbara Crane, [Exhibition poster for Barbara Crane: Photographs from 1948 to 1980, Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography], 1981 … Continue reading

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“It’s Chili Time”

Ferenc Berko (1916-2000), [Hamburger and chili stand, Chicago], 1949 (593.1993) Weegee (1899-1993), [Hot Dog with Chili Con Carne], ca. 1950 (19049.1993) According to foodtimline.org chili con carne originated in San Antonio, Texas in the late 1800s. Bill Wood (1912-1973), [Display … Continue reading

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Charles H. Traub: Beach portfolio

Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.a) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.c) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.d) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.f) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.g)

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Chicago Seed

M. Leon Lopez, [Dueling newspaper vendors, Chicago], 1970 (2012.29.1) Seed, vol. 5, no. 5, 1970 (2012.29.2) The Seed (1967-73/74) was an underground newspaper based in Chicago. The left-leaning publication, which was supportive of radical politics, the Black Panther Party, the … Continue reading

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