Image ID
DN-0079625
Headline
Portrait of Joseph McCaskey, president of Gold Star Fathers
Date Depicted
November 11, 1925
Date Created
November 11, 1925
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0079625, 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
6228
Max Pixels - Width
5079
KEYWORDS
1960.784
Gold Star Fathers
McCaskey, Joseph
DN-0079625.tif
portrait of joseph mccaskey president of gold star fathers

Informal three-quarter length portrait of Joseph McCaskey, president of Gold Star Fathers, standing on a balcony or the top of a building in Chicago, Illinois. People are standing in front of a low brick wall in the background, and men are holding banners. This image may have been taken during a dedication ceremony for Soldier Field, located at 1600 South Lake Shore Drive in the Near South Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, held on November 11, 1925. Families of soldiers killed in the war sometimes displayed banners with a gold star.

Informal three-quarter length portrait of Joseph McCaskey, president of Gold Star Fathers, standing on a balcony or the top of a building in Chicago, Illinois. People are standing in front of a low brick wall in the background, and men are holding banners. This image may have been taken during a dedication ceremony for Soldier Field, located at 1600 South Lake Shore Drive in the Near South Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, held on November 11, 1925. Families of soldiers killed in the war sometimes displayed banners with a gold star.