Image ID
DN-0055866
Headline
Cook County Poor Farm nursery building, trees in foreground
Date Created
1910
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0055866, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
101324
Max Pixels - Height
400
Max Pixels - Width
487
KEYWORDS
Cook County Poor Farm (Oak Forest, Ill.)


Almshouses--Illinois--Oak Forest--1910-1919.--lctgm
Oak Forest (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--1910-1919.
Exterior views.--aat
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat

cook county poor farm nursery building trees in foreground

Exterior view of the nursery building at the Cook County Poor Farm, also called the Oak Forest Infirmary (now known as Cook County Oak Forest Hospital). Trees are visible in the foreground. The hospital was located at 15900 South Cicero Avenue the southeast corner of Cicero Avenue and 159th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois. It opened in 1910 and was designed by Holabird and Roche. Text on the negative reads: Nurse's Home, Oak Forest Poor Farm. Nursery may refer to the nurses' living quarters.

Exterior view of the nursery building at the Cook County Poor Farm, also called the Oak Forest Infirmary (now known as Cook County Oak Forest Hospital). Trees are visible in the foreground. The hospital was located at 15900 South Cicero Avenue the southeast corner of Cicero Avenue and 159th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois. It opened in 1910 and was designed by Holabird and Roche. Text on the negative reads: Nurse's Home, Oak Forest Poor Farm. Nursery may refer to the nurses' living quarters.