Image ID
DN-0067864
Headline
Naval recruiters sitting on elephants' backs in Grant Park in the Loop community area
Date Depicted
April 14, 1917
Date Created
April 14, 1917
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0067864, 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
2272
Max Pixels - Width
2896
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
United States. Navy
Recruiting & enlistment
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Sailors
Elephants
Flags
American
Grant Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0067864.tif
DN-0067864
naval recruiters sitting on elephants backs in grant park in the loop community area

Image of two Naval recruiters sitting on elephants' backs in Grant Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. One of the sailors is holding an American flag and playing a bugle. Recruiting posters are hanging from the elephants' sides. The south side of the Art Institute of Chicago is visible in the background.

Image of two Naval recruiters sitting on elephants' backs in Grant Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. One of the sailors is holding an American flag and playing a bugle. Recruiting posters are hanging from the elephants' sides. The south side of the Art Institute of Chicago is visible in the background.