Image ID
SDN-055671
Headline
Groups of men sitting in rowboats in the Chicago River alongside swimmer H.J. Handy during a swimming marathon
Date Depicted
1909
Date Created
1909
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
SDN-055671, 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
9633
Max Pixels - Width
12000
KEYWORDS
athletes
rowboats
canoes
Chicago River
swimming
swimmers
marathons
athletics
sports
Chicago (Ill.)
SDN-055671.tif
groups of men sitting in rowboats in the chicago river alongside swimmer hj handy during a swimming marathon

View of groups of men sitting in three rowboats in the Chicago River, during a river swimming marathon in Chicago, Illinois, 1909. Swimmer H. J. Handy is partially visible swimming in front of the rowboat on the right side of the image. Spectators are standing along the side of the river.

View of groups of men sitting in three rowboats in the Chicago River, during a river swimming marathon in Chicago, Illinois, 1909. Swimmer H. J. Handy is partially visible swimming in front of the rowboat on the right side of the image. Spectators are standing along the side of the river.

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4/18/2013