Image ID
DN-0009718
Headline
George W. Meyers, operating the Chicago Daily News searchlight at night
Date Depicted
1916
Date Created
1916
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-0009718, 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
2945
Max Pixels - Width
4121
KEYWORDS
C_0248
Chicago (Ill.)
20%
1960.784
Dry plate negatives.
george w meyers operating the chicago daily news searchlight at night

Full-length portrait of George W. Meyers, operating the Chicago Daily News searchlight at night, from the top of a building in Chicago, Illinois. The searchlight was used to communicate 1916 election returns to crowds gathered on the street.

Full-length portrait of George W. Meyers, operating the Chicago Daily News searchlight at night, from the top of a building in Chicago, Illinois. The searchlight was used to communicate 1916 election returns to crowds gathered on the street.

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