Image ID
HB-07686-B
Headline
Foxhole display, Marshall Field & Co. Victory Center
Date Depicted
December 7, 1943
Date Created
December 7, 1943
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-07686-B, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
7500
Max Pixels - Width
6000
KEYWORDS
hb07686b.tif
Hedrich-Blessing
architecture
built environment
Marshall Field & Company
Chicago (Ill.)
department stores
patriotism
Victory Center
WWII
World War, 1939-1945
armed forces
foxholes
war
WWII propaganda
soldiers
camouflage
hb07686b
foxhole display marshall field co victory center

Interior view of a model one-man foxhole made of sandbags, Astroturf, and other materials, with a mannequin dressed as a soldier inside, part of the patriotic Victory Center display at the Marshall Field & Company department store in Chicago, Illinois, December 7, 1943. Text on the column in the background reads First to Fight For Right and Freedom. Photographed for Marshall Field & Company.

Interior view of a model one-man foxhole made of sandbags, Astroturf, and other materials, with a mannequin dressed as a soldier inside, part of the patriotic Victory Center display at the Marshall Field & Company department store in Chicago, Illinois, December 7, 1943. Text on the column in the background reads First to Fight For Right and Freedom. Photographed for Marshall Field & Company.