Image ID
DN-0007670
Headline
Schoolchildren on Taft Day
Date Depicted
September 16, 1909
Date Created
September 16, 1909
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-0007670, 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
2912
Max Pixels - Width
3989
KEYWORDS
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Taft, William Howard
children
transportation
trolleys
DN-0007670
DN-0007670.tif
glass negatives
schoolchildren on taft day

Portrait of schoolchildren on a trolley on Taft Day, September 16, 1909, in Chicago, Illinois. Many of them are holding American flags. 150,000 schoolchildren formed an avenue to greet President William Howard Taft during the Chicago stop on his cross-country journey.

Portrait of schoolchildren on a trolley on Taft Day, September 16, 1909, in Chicago, Illinois. Many of them are holding American flags. 150,000 schoolchildren formed an avenue to greet President William Howard Taft during the Chicago stop on his cross-country journey.

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1/18/2013