Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Featuring singing nuns, Kickapoo rock fest, the Paddock Olympics, rocket clubs and more.

 
Updated 9/10/2018 6:40 AM
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Our latest installment of Through the Film Magnifier features archived images of singing nuns, the Paddock Olympics, the Kickapoo Rock Fest, American Day and Stateville Prison.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 8,544, Tom Grieger photo: Sister Mary Anne, left, and Sister Diane, both teachers at St. Walter School in Roselle, formed a folk band and were practicing their singing in November of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 8,544, Tom Grieger photo: Sister Mary Anne, left, and Sister Diane, both teachers at St. Walter School in Roselle, formed a folk band and were practicing their singing in November of 1967.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 10,728, Bob Strawn photo: Kids race toward the finish line during the Paddock Olympics in Arlington Heights in August of 1966.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 10,728, Bob Strawn photo: Kids race toward the finish line during the Paddock Olympics in Arlington Heights in August of 1966.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 37,865, Jay Needleman photo: An overnight disc jockey playing music at WYEN radio in Des Plaines in October of 1975.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 37,865, Jay Needleman photo: An overnight disc jockey playing music at WYEN radio in Des Plaines in October of 1975.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 42,592, Dave Tonge photo: A prisoner in his cell at Stateville Prison in Joliet in January of 1977.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 42,592, Dave Tonge photo: A prisoner in his cell at Stateville Prison in Joliet in January of 1977.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 34,523, Jim Frost photo: Cubs Scouts sing Christmas songs for senior citizens in Palatine in December of 1974.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 34,523, Jim Frost photo: Cubs Scouts sing Christmas songs for senior citizens in Palatine in December of 1974.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 38,625, photographer unknown: Barbers at the North Point Barbershop pose for a photo in Arlington Heights in May of 1975.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 38,625, photographer unknown: Barbers at the North Point Barbershop pose for a photo in Arlington Heights in May of 1975.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 18,572, Mike Seeling photo: With his Apollo 11 shirt on, this young boy participates in a game during the "I am an American Day" festival in Mount Prospect in September of 1970.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 18,572, Mike Seeling photo: With his Apollo 11 shirt on, this young boy participates in a game during the "I am an American Day" festival in Mount Prospect in September of 1970.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 13,406, Bob Finch photo: This young man was keeping an eye on rocket launches during a rocket club meet in Schaumburg in May of 1969.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 13,406, Bob Finch photo: This young man was keeping an eye on rocket launches during a rocket club meet in Schaumburg in May of 1969.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 33,402, Dom Najolia photo: This teacher gives a final look at her books on the first day of school in Des Plaines in August of 1974.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 33,402, Dom Najolia photo: This teacher gives a final look at her books on the first day of school in Des Plaines in August of 1974.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 53,895, Dave Tonge photo: Kids were jumping at Lions Park in Des Plaines during a jumprope-a-thon in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald archive, Assignment # 53,895, Dave Tonge photo: Kids were jumping at Lions Park in Des Plaines during a jumprope-a-thon in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 18,080, Bob Finch photo: A teacher works with students at a migrant children day school in Arlington Heights in July of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 18,080, Bob Finch photo: A teacher works with students at a migrant children day school in Arlington Heights in July of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 17,558, Dubin photo: Fans at the Kickapoo Rock Festival in Bloomington IL in May of 1970
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