Image ID
DN-0064271
Headline
Girls roller-skating down the sidewalk near 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-0064271, 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
2304
Max Pixels - Width
2895
KEYWORDS
Chicago Daily News
Chicago (Ill.)
Roller skating
Illinois
Evanston
1910-1919
Students
Women
Buildings
Evanston (Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064271.tif
DN-0064271
girls roller skating down the sidewalk near a building

Group portrait of six girls roller-skating down the sidewalk in Winnetka, Illinois near 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 six girls roller-skating down the sidewalk in Winnetka, Illinois near 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.