Image ID
DN-0064270
Headline
Northwestern University coed roller-skaters, buckling their skates on the steps of a building
Date Depicted
March 27, 1915
Date Created
March 27, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0064270, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2286
Max Pixels - Width
2881
KEYWORDS
Chicago Daily News
roller skate
20%
Chicago (Ill.)
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Students
Roller skating
Illinois
Evanston
1910-1919
Women
Porches
Evanston (Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064270
northwestern university coed roller skaters buckling their skates on the steps of a building

Group portrait of Northwestern University coed roller-skaters, buckling their skates on the steps of a building. A roller-skating craze had started in Evanston at Northwestern University, and spread to students and younger housewives in the northern suburbs and the north and west outlying neighborhoods of Chicago.

Group portrait of Northwestern University coed roller-skaters, buckling their skates on the steps of a building. A roller-skating craze had started in Evanston at Northwestern University, and spread to students and younger housewives in the northern suburbs and the north and west outlying neighborhoods of Chicago.