Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Darth Vader, mud olympics, Guardian Angels, Girl Scout cookies and more

 
 
Posted2/8/2021 4:00 AM

See vintage Daily Herald photos of Darth Vader, pee wee baseball, Guardian Angels, mud olympics and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 233, Don Vickery photo: Kitchen preparations such as this are being duplicated all over the south side of Arlington Heights in February of 1965 as 34 Girl Scout troops prepare for a bake sale in the Gieseke Shoe story. Scouts pictured are from left to right are Ruth Nerlinger, Sue Pretto, Debbie Donavon and Anne Baughman.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 233, Don Vickery photo: Kitchen preparations such as this are being duplicated all over the south side of Arlington Heights in February of 1965 as 34 Girl Scout troops prepare for a bake sale in the Gieseke Shoe story. Scouts pictured are from left to right are Ruth Nerlinger, Sue Pretto, Debbie Donavon and Anne Baughman.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,718, Dave Tonge photo: It was close but this runner is called out during a Pee Wee softball game in Wheeling in August of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,718, Dave Tonge photo: It was close but this runner is called out during a Pee Wee softball game in Wheeling in August of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,718, Dave Tonge photo: This young batter has his eye on the ball while batting during a Pee Wee softball game in Wheeling in August of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,718, Dave Tonge photo: This young batter has his eye on the ball while batting during a Pee Wee softball game in Wheeling in August of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,227, Barry Jarvinen photo: Alan Obermiller, left, kept his fingers crossed as ticket agents tried to rout him home to Hayward, CA. Roger Brinkley, right, of Cleveland, OH was waiting to be routed to Hawaii during the United Airlines mechanics strike in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,227, Barry Jarvinen photo: Alan Obermiller, left, kept his fingers crossed as ticket agents tried to rout him home to Hayward, CA. Roger Brinkley, right, of Cleveland, OH was waiting to be routed to Hawaii during the United Airlines mechanics strike in April of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,173, Dave Tonge photo: Harnessing a bit of the sun's abundant energy, rooftop collectors warm a swimming pool, allowing for its comfortable use weeks earlier and later each year in Arlington Heights in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,173, Dave Tonge photo: Harnessing a bit of the sun's abundant energy, rooftop collectors warm a swimming pool, allowing for its comfortable use weeks earlier and later each year in Arlington Heights in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,173, Dave Tonge photo: Harnessing a bit of the sun's abundant energy, rooftop collectors warm a swimming pool, allowing for its comfortable use weeks earlier and later each year in Arlington Heights in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,173, Dave Tonge photo: Harnessing a bit of the sun's abundant energy, rooftop collectors warm a swimming pool, allowing for its comfortable use weeks earlier and later each year in Arlington Heights in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2, Tom Grieger photo: Boy Scouts gathered old Christmas trees following Christmas in Arlington Heights in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 2, Tom Grieger photo: Boy Scouts gathered old Christmas trees following Christmas in Arlington Heights in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,642, Dom Najolia photo: The world's most lovable villain, David Prowse, a 6-foot 5-inch muscleman, loves his role of Darth Vader from the movie Star Wars. He was speaking the media after completing work on the sequel, "The Empire Strikes Back" in August of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,642, Dom Najolia photo: The world's most lovable villain, David Prowse, a 6-foot 5-inch muscleman, loves his role of Darth Vader from the movie Star Wars. He was speaking the media after completing work on the sequel, "The Empire Strikes Back" in August of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,445, Barry Jarvinen photo: To her Hoffman Estates neighbors Marcia Sacks leads a pretty normal life. But to the clients of Swami Adinadananda she is a valued counselor through readings of astrology and tarot cards and the teaching of meditation and yoga. She is pictured here in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,445, Barry Jarvinen photo: To her Hoffman Estates neighbors Marcia Sacks leads a pretty normal life. But to the clients of Swami Adinadananda she is a valued counselor through readings of astrology and tarot cards and the teaching of meditation and yoga. She is pictured here in July of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,324, Dom Najolia photo: When July weather finally turns warm, a cool mud hole can be a fun place. This boy was jumping over other kids in the mud pit during the mud Olympics sponsored by the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church. Other mud games included football and relay races in July of 1979 in Long Grove.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,324, Dom Najolia photo: When July weather finally turns warm, a cool mud hole can be a fun place. This boy was jumping over other kids in the mud pit during the mud Olympics sponsored by the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church. Other mud games included football and relay races in July of 1979 in Long Grove.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,324, Dom Najolia photo: When July weather finally turns warm, a cool mud hole can be a fun place. These boys are a team in a wheelbarrow race at the mud Olympics sponsored by the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church. Other mud games included football and relay races in July of 1979 in Long Grove.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,324, Dom Najolia photo: When July weather finally turns warm, a cool mud hole can be a fun place. These boys are a team in a wheelbarrow race at the mud Olympics sponsored by the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church. Other mud games included football and relay races in July of 1979 in Long Grove.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,879, Craig Camp photo: Crop dusting in Colorado for months a year is exhausting as it is challenging, says Reuben Lieb of Rolling Meadows in November of 1979. He as been a crop dusting pilot fore 18 years as well as a flight instructor and skywriter.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,879, Craig Camp photo: Crop dusting in Colorado for months a year is exhausting as it is challenging, says Reuben Lieb of Rolling Meadows in November of 1979. He as been a crop dusting pilot fore 18 years as well as a flight instructor and skywriter.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,219, Dave Tonge photo: Curtis Sliwa, left, founder of the Guardian Angels answers questions from reporters outside Chicago's City Hall in July of 1981. Silwa, accompanied by Jeff Ferguson, another member of the Guardian Angels, said the group will begin recruiting in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,219, Dave Tonge photo: Curtis Sliwa, left, founder of the Guardian Angels answers questions from reporters outside Chicago's City Hall in July of 1981. Silwa, accompanied by Jeff Ferguson, another member of the Guardian Angels, said the group will begin recruiting in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,219, Dave Tonge photo: Curtis Sliwa, right, founder of the Guardian Angels answers questions from reporters outside Chicago's City Hall in July of 1981. Silwa, accompanied by Jeff Ferguson, another member of the Guardian Angels, said the group will begin recruiting in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,219, Dave Tonge photo: Curtis Sliwa, right, founder of the Guardian Angels answers questions from reporters outside Chicago's City Hall in July of 1981. Silwa, accompanied by Jeff Ferguson, another member of the Guardian Angels, said the group will begin recruiting in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 206, Don Vickery photo: City employees work to clear branches and other debris following an ice storm in Palatine in February of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 206, Don Vickery photo: City employees work to clear branches and other debris following an ice storm in Palatine in February of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,124, Charles Cherney photo: Physics teacher Robert Shea swings a sledgehammer at a concrete block on top of senior Keith Meisenheimer's chest as part off a physics experiment at Rolling Meadows High School. Part of the experiment involved Meisenheimer positioning himself on a bead of nails in June of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,124, Charles Cherney photo: Physics teacher Robert Shea swings a sledgehammer at a concrete block on top of senior Keith Meisenheimer's chest as part off a physics experiment at Rolling Meadows High School. Part of the experiment involved Meisenheimer positioning himself on a bead of nails in June of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,124, Charles Cherney photo: Physics teacher Robert Shea swings a sledgehammer at a concrete block on top of senior Keith Meisenheimer's chest as part off a physics experiment at Rolling Meadows High School. Part of the experiment involved Meisenheimer positioning himself on a bead of nails in June of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,124, Charles Cherney photo: Physics teacher Robert Shea swings a sledgehammer at a concrete block on top of senior Keith Meisenheimer's chest as part off a physics experiment at Rolling Meadows High School. Part of the experiment involved Meisenheimer positioning himself on a bead of nails in June of 1979.
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