Image ID
DN-0055865
Headline
Cook County Poor Farm nursery building, building materials in foreground
Date Depicted
1910
Date Created
1910
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-0055865, 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
2273
Max Pixels - Width
2902
KEYWORDS
Oak Forest (Ill.)
1960.784
Cook County Poor Farm (Oak Forest, Ill.)
Almshouses
Illinois
Oak Forest
1910-1919
Exterior views
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0055865
cook county poor farm nursery building building materials in foreground

Exterior view of the nursery building at the Cook County Poor Farm, also called the Oak Forest Infirmary (now known as Cook County Oak Forest Hospital). This image shows building materials in the foreground. Nursery may refer to the nurses' living quarters. The hospital was located at 15900 South Cicero Avenue the southeast corner of Cicero Avenue and 159th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois. It opened in 1910 and was designed by Holabird and Roche.

Exterior view of the nursery building at the Cook County Poor Farm, also called the Oak Forest Infirmary (now known as Cook County Oak Forest Hospital). This image shows building materials in the foreground. Nursery may refer to the nurses' living quarters. The hospital was located at 15900 South Cicero Avenue the southeast corner of Cicero Avenue and 159th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois. It opened in 1910 and was designed by Holabird and Roche.

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