Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933   >>   Topics to Explore

More topics covered by the Chicago Daily News photographers include:

A selection of broad topic areas are listed here. See below for sports. Other sources of information about the topical coverage of Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933 are the About the Collection and the full list of subject headings assigned by catalogers. This list includes names of many of the people photographed and of significant events. The staff of the Chicago Historical Society encourage you to do a keyword search across all "core" fields for the most comprehensive retrieval.

African Americans
American Indians (search for Native American)
Automobiles, including
      Early automobiles and other gasoline-powered vehicles

Aviation, including:
      Early airplanes, including aeroboats on Lake Michigan
      Airships
      Aviation meets, air shows, and stunt flying

Bridges
Buildings
Children and Youths, including
      Attending the Fresh-Air Sanitarium sponsored by the newspaper
      Patients in hospitals
      Playing sports
      Selling newspapers

Ethnic groups
Fire fighters and equipment for fighting fires
Hotels
Houses
Labor strikes
Occupations of men
Occupations of women
Police officers
Politics, including
      Inaugurations of U.S. Presidents
      Mayors
      Parades
      Senators
      Suffragettes (also termed "suffragists")

Sports [See separate list below.]
Trials including:
      Courtrooms
      Defense lawyers
      Judges
      People accused of murder and other crimes
      Prosecutors (called "State's Attorneys" in Illinois)

Transportation methods, including
      Gasoline-powered vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, fire engines
      Horse-drawn vehicles, such as carriages, wagons, fire engines
      Street railway and elevated trains for commuters
      Streetcars
      Trains and train stations

World War I on the home front
Zoo and circus animals, including
      Camels
      Elephants
      Zebras
      Giraffes
      Polar Bears
More than 20,000 of the photographs in this collection are related to sports. When you search using the form, you may want to raise the number of hits returned above its default value (the maximum value is 5,000). A search on baseball will reach the limit of 5,000 hits returned after a search; football will generate over 2,000 hits. Consider more specific searches, for example, for individual names, teams, cities, or locations of sports events.

Automobile racing, including
      Long-distance races
      Reliability and hill-climbing contests

Baseball, including:
      College and high school teams and games
      World Series games
      and teams from professional baseball leagues:
           [Team names changed. Try searching by city.]
      American League
      National League
      Federal League
      Negro Leagues

Boxers and boxing (also termed "pugilists")
Cricket
Curling
Fly-fishing
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Horse racing
Ice skating including
      Speed skating

Lacrosse
Polo
Skiers and ski-jumpers
Track and field, including runners, vaulters, shot putters
Wrestlers and wrestling
Yachts and yachting

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