Image ID
HB-07312-A
Headline
Mayor Kelly with U.S. Servicemen at Douglas Aircraft Company plant construction site
Date Depicted
March 9, 1943
Date Created
March 9, 1943
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-07312-A, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
6704
Max Pixels - Width
4800
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
built environment
architecture
buildings
people
20%
United States. Army
Douglas Aircraft Company
building construction
construction sites
mayors
politicians
Democrats
Kelly, Edward Joseph, 1876-1950
scaffolding
factories & plants
O'Hare International Airport (Chicago, Ill.)
Austin Company
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
1991.505
U.S. Servicemen
hb07312a
mayor kelly with us servicemen at douglas aircraft company plant construction site

Mayor Edward J. Kelly shakes hands with two U.S. Servicemen, probably at a dedication ceremony, in front of the construction site for a new Douglas Aircraft Company plant (later the site of O'Hare International Airport) in Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 1943. Photographed for Austin Company.

Mayor Edward J. Kelly shakes hands with two U.S. Servicemen, probably at a dedication ceremony, in front of the construction site for a new Douglas Aircraft Company plant (later the site of O'Hare International Airport) in Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 1943. Photographed for Austin Company.