Images: Through the Film Magnifer: William H Macy, Illinois Bell Strike, Montgomery Ward's sking, 1979 blizard and more

 
 
Updated 2/28/2020 10:13 PM

See Vintage Daily Herald photos of William H Macy, the Illinois Bell strike, The 10,000th baby at Northwest Community Hospital and indoor ski practice at Montgomery Ward in our latest Through the Film Magnifer gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 3,106, Tom Grieger photo: About 15 members of Local 811 of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers picketed the north side Arlington Heights offices of Illinois Bell Telephone Company on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1966. It marked the first day of the strike, which was called after union members refused to ratify an agreement between union officials and management.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 3,106, Tom Grieger photo: About 15 members of Local 811 of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers picketed the north side Arlington Heights offices of Illinois Bell Telephone Company on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1966. It marked the first day of the strike, which was called after union members refused to ratify an agreement between union officials and management.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 3,106, Tom Grieger photo: About 15 members of Local 811 of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers picketed the north side Arlington Heights offices of Illinois Bell Telephone Company on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1966. It marked the first day of the strike, which was called after union members refused to ratify an agreement between union officials and management.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 3,106, Tom Grieger photo: About 15 members of Local 811 of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers picketed the north side Arlington Heights offices of Illinois Bell Telephone Company on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1966. It marked the first day of the strike, which was called after union members refused to ratify an agreement between union officials and management.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,005, Greg Warner photo: Elk Grove High School's homecoming queen Elizabeth Bicego and her escort Nick Bavaro at the coronation ceremony in Elk Grove Village in October of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,005, Greg Warner photo: Elk Grove High School's homecoming queen Elizabeth Bicego and her escort Nick Bavaro at the coronation ceremony in Elk Grove Village in October of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,776, Tom Grieger photo: It's only a matter of time before students in Montgomery Ward's ski school at Randhurst Center in Mount Prospect hit the outdoor slopes. Bill Shorter, left, a licensed ski instructor on the Montgomery Ward staff, is shown leading Dick Fischer of Palatine, center, and Orrin Eames of Mount Prospect down the carpeted ski run in the sporting goods department in January of 1966 in Mount Prospect.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,776, Tom Grieger photo: It's only a matter of time before students in Montgomery Ward's ski school at Randhurst Center in Mount Prospect hit the outdoor slopes. Bill Shorter, left, a licensed ski instructor on the Montgomery Ward staff, is shown leading Dick Fischer of Palatine, center, and Orrin Eames of Mount Prospect down the carpeted ski run in the sporting goods department in January of 1966 in Mount Prospect.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,478, Bob Strawn photo: Two-month-old Michelle DeVore gets some cuddling from Lorraine Angela, owner and Director of Baby Town. Michelle was the youngest of the infants enrolled in the Des Plaines day care center in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,478, Bob Strawn photo: Two-month-old Michelle DeVore gets some cuddling from Lorraine Angela, owner and Director of Baby Town. Michelle was the youngest of the infants enrolled in the Des Plaines day care center in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,478, Bob Strawn photo: "The babies play together better than you can believe," Lorraine Angela says of the 18 infants and toddlers enrolled at Baby Town day care in Des Plaines in January of 1973. Trey Dimico and Adrian Fulle decide how they can share a toy without a squabble
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,478, Bob Strawn photo: "The babies play together better than you can believe," Lorraine Angela says of the 18 infants and toddlers enrolled at Baby Town day care in Des Plaines in January of 1973. Trey Dimico and Adrian Fulle decide how they can share a toy without a squabble
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,166, Mike Seeling photo: Adam Adamowski took advantage of the opportunity to make friends with a rhea when he visited the petting zoo at the Buffalo Grove Mall in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,166, Mike Seeling photo: Adam Adamowski took advantage of the opportunity to make friends with a rhea when he visited the petting zoo at the Buffalo Grove Mall in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,166, Mike Seeling photo: Children visit the petting zoo at the Buffalo Grove Mall in May of 1974. They were able to feed and pet many unusual creatures in eluded in Joe Frisco's Wonderful World of Animals.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,166, Mike Seeling photo: Children visit the petting zoo at the Buffalo Grove Mall in May of 1974. They were able to feed and pet many unusual creatures in eluded in Joe Frisco's Wonderful World of Animals.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,611, Mike Seeling photo: Skaters race along the ice on Lake Opeka in Des Plaines in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,611, Mike Seeling photo: Skaters race along the ice on Lake Opeka in Des Plaines in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,611, Mike Seeling photo: Skaters race along the ice on Lake Opeka in Des Plaines in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,611, Mike Seeling photo: Skaters race along the ice on Lake Opeka in Des Plaines in January of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,302, Dave Tonge photo: A member of the Illinois National Guard delivers food in Arlington Heights following a blizzard in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,302, Dave Tonge photo: A member of the Illinois National Guard delivers food in Arlington Heights following a blizzard in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 29,426, Dom Najolia photo: Frank, left, and Ron Bockman of Rolling Meadows display the form that carried the father and son team over 240 miles of country roads to grandpa's house in Rossville, Iowa in July of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 29,426, Dom Najolia photo: Frank, left, and Ron Bockman of Rolling Meadows display the form that carried the father and son team over 240 miles of country roads to grandpa's house in Rossville, Iowa in July of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 95,833, Bob Chwedyk photo: Lotto winner Greg Hernandez shows off his $20 million check during a news conference in Chicago in January of 1989. The lottery he won was a special New Year's Eve promotion that inflated the normal $5 million jackpot.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 95,833, Bob Chwedyk photo: Lotto winner Greg Hernandez shows off his $20 million check during a news conference in Chicago in January of 1989. The lottery he won was a special New Year's Eve promotion that inflated the normal $5 million jackpot.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,094, Dave Tonge photo: Actor William H. Macy, of the founders of the St. Nicholas Theater in1974, talks about the play "Holiday" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,094, Dave Tonge photo: Actor William H. Macy, of the founders of the St. Nicholas Theater in1974, talks about the play "Holiday" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,094, Dave Tonge photo: Actor William H. Macy, of the founders of the St. Nicholas Theater in1974, and actor Tony Mockus take a break during rehearsal for 'Holiday" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,094, Dave Tonge photo: Actor William H. Macy, of the founders of the St. Nicholas Theater in1974, and actor Tony Mockus take a break during rehearsal for 'Holiday" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,986, Tom Grieger photo: In February of 1966 Helen Cunningham of Elk Grove Village received gifts, including a $100 savings bond after giving birth to her daughter, Karen Lynne Cunningham, who was the 10,000th baby to be born at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,986, Tom Grieger photo: In February of 1966 Helen Cunningham of Elk Grove Village received gifts, including a $100 savings bond after giving birth to her daughter, Karen Lynne Cunningham, who was the 10,000th baby to be born at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,986, Tom Grieger photo: In February of 1966 Karen Lynne Cunningham was the 10,000th baby to be born at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,986, Tom Grieger photo: In February of 1966 Karen Lynne Cunningham was the 10,000th baby to be born at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 97,701, Mark Welsh photo: Barrington High School student Craig Anderson, right, looks over the award-winning "Put the toothpaste on the toothbrush machine" during a Rube Goldberg competition at the school in June of 1989.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 97,701, Mark Welsh photo: Barrington High School student Craig Anderson, right, looks over the award-winning "Put the toothpaste on the toothbrush machine" during a Rube Goldberg competition at the school in June of 1989.
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