Image ID
DN-0069137
Headline
American flag being raised at Rock Island railroad yards, 51st and La Salle Streets in the Washington Park community area
Date Depicted
1917
Date Created
1917
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0069137, 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
2360
Max Pixels - Width
2943
KEYWORDS
Rock Island Railroad
Flag salutes
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Flags
American
Spectators
Railroad shops & yards
Washington Park (Chicago, Ill. : Community area)
LaSalle Street (Chicago, Ill.)
51st Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0069137.tif
patriotism
american flag being raised at rock island railroad yards 51st and la salle streets in the washington park community area

Image of the raising of an American flag at the Rock Island railroad yards, located at West 51st and South LaSalle Streets in the Washington Park community area of Chicago, Illinois. The men and women in the crowd are holding their hands over their hearts.

Image of the raising of an American flag at the Rock Island railroad yards, located at West 51st and South LaSalle Streets in the Washington Park community area of Chicago, Illinois. The men and women in the crowd are holding their hands over their hearts.