Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Isiah Thomas, bagpippers, Willowbrook Ballroom and more

 
 
Posted6/15/2020 4:00 AM

See vintage Daily Herald photo of Isiah Thomas, Bobby Knight, father and son bagpipers, Willowbrook Ballroom and more in our latest Through the Film Magnifer gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight talking with future NBA superstar Isiah Thomas, then a sophomore guard, during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals. Isiah Thomas was named the tournament most outstanding player.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight talking with future NBA superstar Isiah Thomas, then a sophomore guard, during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals. Isiah Thomas was named the tournament most outstanding player.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight talks to his team during a timeout during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,481, Bob Ringham photo: Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight talks to his team during a timeout during a game against Northwestern University in Evanston in February of 1981. Indiana went on to win the NCAA tournament by defeating North Carolina in the finals.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,733, Charles Cherney photo: A smiling Sally Ward and Carmen Reporto have an enjoyable time while ballroom dancing at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs in May of 1981
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,733, Charles Cherney photo: A smiling Sally Ward and Carmen Reporto have an enjoyable time while ballroom dancing at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs in May of 1981
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,733, Charles Cherney photo: A couple dances the night away while ballroom dancing at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs in May of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,733, Charles Cherney photo: A couple dances the night away while ballroom dancing at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs in May of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,699, Larry Cameron photo: The Palatine Drive-In Cleaners and fur storage as seen in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,699, Larry Cameron photo: The Palatine Drive-In Cleaners and fur storage as seen in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,769, Dom Najolia photo: It takes concentration and strategic moves to be victorious in a chess game. Doug Strand, center, studies the board in a recent match between students from Algonquin and Friendship junior high Schools in Des Plaines in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,769, Dom Najolia photo: It takes concentration and strategic moves to be victorious in a chess game. Doug Strand, center, studies the board in a recent match between students from Algonquin and Friendship junior high Schools in Des Plaines in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,769, Dom Najolia photo: It takes concentration and strategic moves to be victorious in a chess game. Doug Strand studies the board in a recent match between students from Algonquin and Friendship junior high Schools in Des Plaines in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,769, Dom Najolia photo: It takes concentration and strategic moves to be victorious in a chess game. Doug Strand studies the board in a recent match between students from Algonquin and Friendship junior high Schools in Des Plaines in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 4,987, Larry Cameron photo: Six cars parked near a construction project in Elk Grove Village ended up in rubble when the southeast side of the building collapsed due to high winds according to police in October of 1966. No one was injured and a dog was rescued from one of the cars.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 4,987, Larry Cameron photo: Six cars parked near a construction project in Elk Grove Village ended up in rubble when the southeast side of the building collapsed due to high winds according to police in October of 1966. No one was injured and a dog was rescued from one of the cars.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 4,987, Larry Cameron photo: Six cars parked near a construction project in Elk Grove Village ended up in rubble when the southeast side of the building collapsed due to high winds according to police in October of 1966. No one was injured and a dog was rescued from one of the cars.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 4,987, Larry Cameron photo: Six cars parked near a construction project in Elk Grove Village ended up in rubble when the southeast side of the building collapsed due to high winds according to police in October of 1966. No one was injured and a dog was rescued from one of the cars.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 52,527, Charles Cherney photo: Members of the cast of "Oklahoma!" greet President Jimmy Carter during a fundraising dinner for Chicago Mayor Jayne Byrne in October of 1979
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 52,527, Charles Cherney photo: Members of the cast of "Oklahoma!" greet President Jimmy Carter during a fundraising dinner for Chicago Mayor Jayne Byrne in October of 1979
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,524, Bob Ringham photo: Ronda Schmalz, an 8-year-old Palatine second grader, at her piano in May of 1981. At her young age, she has already composed 39 songs for the piano including the song" What a Family Means to Me" this was a finalist in a state PTA contest.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,524, Bob Ringham photo: Ronda Schmalz, an 8-year-old Palatine second grader, at her piano in May of 1981. At her young age, she has already composed 39 songs for the piano including the song" What a Family Means to Me" this was a finalist in a state PTA contest.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,750, Barry Jarvinen photo: Comic Imogene Coca during an interview in Chicago in July of 1979. She was often the "straight-man" for Sid Caesar during their "Your Show of Shows" in the 1950s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,750, Barry Jarvinen photo: Comic Imogene Coca during an interview in Chicago in July of 1979. She was often the "straight-man" for Sid Caesar during their "Your Show of Shows" in the 1950s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,750, Barry Jarvinen photo: Comic Imogene Coca during an interview in Chicago in July of 1979. She was often the "straight-man" for Sid Caesar during their "Your Show of Shows" in the 1950s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,750, Barry Jarvinen photo: Comic Imogene Coca during an interview in Chicago in July of 1979. She was often the "straight-man" for Sid Caesar during their "Your Show of Shows" in the 1950s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger, left, of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger, left, of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger, left, of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger, left, of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2,704, Mike Seeling photo: Jack Meisinger of Chicago is surveying property between Route 62 and the tollway and west of Meacham Road owned by Motorola. The 300 acres was likely going to be used for new facilities that would house the communications division of Motorola in Hoffman Estates in January of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34693, Jim Frost photo: Kids broke out their umbrellas as they walked to school in Elk Grove Village the rain in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34693, Jim Frost photo: Kids broke out their umbrellas as they walked to school in Elk Grove Village the rain in January of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,658, Tom Grieger photo: Marvin Brand, right, and his son play the bagpipes in Arlington Heights in September of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,658, Tom Grieger photo: Marvin Brand, right, and his son play the bagpipes in Arlington Heights in September of 1966.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,025, Bob Ringham photo: As part of an amateur radio contest, Neil Feiereisel, left, and Philip Arkin, members of the Buffalo Grove Radio Club, take turns on the radio, located in the press box overlooking the football field, and try ti make contact with as many ham radio operators as possible over two days in January of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,025, Bob Ringham photo: As part of an amateur radio contest, Neil Feiereisel, left, and Philip Arkin, members of the Buffalo Grove Radio Club, take turns on the radio, located in the press box overlooking the football field, and try ti make contact with as many ham radio operators as possible over two days in January of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,025, Bob Ringham photo: As part of an amateur radio contest, Neil Feiereisel, left, and Philip Arkin, members of the Buffalo Grove Radio Club, take turns on the radio, located in the press box overlooking the football field, and try ti make contact with as many ham radio operators as possible over two days in January of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,025, Bob Ringham photo: As part of an amateur radio contest, Neil Feiereisel, left, and Philip Arkin, members of the Buffalo Grove Radio Club, take turns on the radio, located in the press box overlooking the football field, and try ti make contact with as many ham radio operators as possible over two days in January of 1981.
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