Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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North Michigan Ave. at night, Chicago
North Michigan Ave. at night, Chicago
TitleNorth Michigan Ave. at night, Chicago
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-06
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionStreet scene on a wet night in Chicaco. Buses and cars are on the road, driving under brightly-lit billboards. One billboard features "Sawyer's Baker Boy crackers." On others, the words "Hunter, " "Emerson" and "Leaf" are visible. The Allerton Hotel can be seen the the distance, as can part of the sign for the Hotel Eastgate.
Note 1Photograph titles supplied from Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Granger project scrapbook captions.
Note 2Selected photographs published in Granger country : a pictorial social history of the Burlington Railroad / edited by Lloyd Lewis and Stanley Pargellis. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
TypeStillImage
Subject 1Michigan Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 2Chicago (Ill.) -- Photographs
Subject 3Allerton Hotel
Subject 4Billboards -- Illinois -- Chicago
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.89176750590005, -87.62435674667358
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 2738M2
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)2629 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2009-08-11
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
FilenameCBQGR2738M2.jpg
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