Image ID
DN-0064686
Headline
Eighth Regiment Armory, Douglas community area
Date Depicted
June 25, 1915
Date Created
June 25, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0064686, 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
2329
Max Pixels - Width
2905
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
architecture
buildings
built environment
1960.784
United States. National Guard.
Buildings
Eighth Regiment Armory (Chicago, Ill.)
Armories
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
African Americans
35th Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Forest Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
Douglas (Chicago, Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064686.tif
eighth regiment armory douglas community area

Exterior view of the new armory for the Eighth Regiment infantry. This regiment was made up of African American National Guard members, and they had problems finding suitable housing. Prior to the construction of this armory, the men had lived in a barn at East 37th and Michigan Avenue. The new armory was located at East 35th Street and South Forest Avenue in the Douglas community area of Chicago, Illinois.

Exterior view of the new armory for the Eighth Regiment infantry. This regiment was made up of African American National Guard members, and they had problems finding suitable housing. Prior to the construction of this armory, the men had lived in a barn at East 37th and Michigan Avenue. The new armory was located at East 35th Street and South Forest Avenue in the Douglas community area of Chicago, Illinois.