Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Pro Wrestling, Belly Dancing, GOP Convention, Blizzards and more

 
 
Updated 12/2/2019 6:51 AM

See vintage Daily Herald images of professional wrestling at Conant High School, the Eastern Airlines strike, the blizzard of 1979 and more in our latest Through the Film Magnifier gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, had her arms raised in victory after pinning her opponent Rita Walker during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, had her arms raised in victory after pinning her opponent Rita Walker during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Professional wrestling came to Conant High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Professional wrestling came to Conant High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wrestler Eddie the Promoter and other wrestlers sign autographs during a professional wrestling event held at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wrestler Eddie the Promoter and other wrestlers sign autographs during a professional wrestling event held at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wild Man Alexi climbs back into the ring after being tossed out by Dan Fargo during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973. Alexi came back and defeated Fargo.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wild Man Alexi climbs back into the ring after being tossed out by Dan Fargo during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973. Alexi came back and defeated Fargo.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, signs autographs prior to her professional wrestling bout with opponent Rita Walker at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, signs autographs prior to her professional wrestling bout with opponent Rita Walker at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wild Man Alexi, left, gets shoved into the ropes by Dan Fargo during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973. Alexi came back and defeated Fargo.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Wild Man Alexi, left, gets shoved into the ropes by Dan Fargo during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973. Alexi came back and defeated Fargo.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, takes her opponent Rita Walker to the mat during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,536, Jay Needleman photo: Candy Kane, the Cajun Queen, from New Orleans, takes her opponent Rita Walker to the mat during their professional wrestling bout at Fremd High School in Palatine in April of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # unknown, Larry Cameron photo: Charles Percy, left, leans into the car carrying U.S. Sen. Everett Dirksen in Springfield during the Illinois GOP convention in May of 1964. There was speculation that the two were discussing which of them would lead the Illinois delegation at the national convention in San Francisco.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # unknown, Larry Cameron photo: Charles Percy, left, leans into the car carrying U.S. Sen. Everett Dirksen in Springfield during the Illinois GOP convention in May of 1964. There was speculation that the two were discussing which of them would lead the Illinois delegation at the national convention in San Francisco.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 31,793, Dom Najolia photo: A new milkshake machine was very popular with students at Copper Junior High in Buffalo Grove in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 31,793, Dom Najolia photo: A new milkshake machine was very popular with students at Copper Junior High in Buffalo Grove in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 31,793, Dom Najolia photo: A new milkshake machine was very popular with students at Copper Junior High in Buffalo Grove in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 31,793, Dom Najolia photo: A new milkshake machine was very popular with students at Copper Junior High in Buffalo Grove in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # unknown, Larry Cameron photo: The Wheeling Shopping Center parking lot and sing as seen on 4 x 5 film in July of 1959.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # unknown, Larry Cameron photo: The Wheeling Shopping Center parking lot and sing as seen on 4 x 5 film in July of 1959.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 96,506, Kent Kriegshauser photo: Reverend Jesse Jackson marched in solidarity with Eastern Airlines employees at O'Hare airport in Chicago in March of 1989.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 96,506, Kent Kriegshauser photo: Reverend Jesse Jackson marched in solidarity with Eastern Airlines employees at O'Hare airport in Chicago in March of 1989.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 24,142, Tom Grieger photo: Young girls were learning ballet at the River Trails Park District in Mount Prospect in January of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 24,142, Tom Grieger photo: Young girls were learning ballet at the River Trails Park District in Mount Prospect in January of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 24,142, Tom Grieger photo: Young girls were learning ballet at the River Trails Park District in Mount Prospect in January of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 24,142, Tom Grieger photo: Young girls were learning ballet at the River Trails Park District in Mount Prospect in January of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,071, Mike Seeling photo: Illinois congressman Phil Crane, left, talking with a supporter on election night in Palatine in November of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,071, Mike Seeling photo: Illinois congressman Phil Crane, left, talking with a supporter on election night in Palatine in November of 1972.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,041, Jay Needleman photo: The art of belly dancing was no longer a vailed secret as tis Prospect Heights Park District class demonstrates. Miss. Sabra instructs fundamentals here but the class was also for more advanced students as well in April of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,041, Jay Needleman photo: The art of belly dancing was no longer a vailed secret as tis Prospect Heights Park District class demonstrates. Miss. Sabra instructs fundamentals here but the class was also for more advanced students as well in April of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42,960, Dave Tonge photo: Two guitar players take advantage of a warm March day to play music at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village in 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42,960, Dave Tonge photo: Two guitar players take advantage of a warm March day to play music at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village in 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,761, Dom Najolia photo: A postal worker had to work hard to deliver the mail in Mount Prospect after a blizzard buried many mailboxes in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,761, Dom Najolia photo: A postal worker had to work hard to deliver the mail in Mount Prospect after a blizzard buried many mailboxes in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,581, Bob Ringham photo: Sometimes walking is the better way to get around after a blizzard. This woman makes her way down a snow covered street in Arlington Heights after a blizzard moved through the area in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,581, Bob Ringham photo: Sometimes walking is the better way to get around after a blizzard. This woman makes her way down a snow covered street in Arlington Heights after a blizzard moved through the area in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,970, Bob Strawn photo: Anton Filian takes it easy while his daughter, Diana, 7, does the towing. The two were playing with a "scooter" in the gym at Forest View Elementary School during a father-daughter activity night in Arlington Heights in February of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,970, Bob Strawn photo: Anton Filian takes it easy while his daughter, Diana, 7, does the towing. The two were playing with a "scooter" in the gym at Forest View Elementary School during a father-daughter activity night in Arlington Heights in February of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,970, Bob Strawn photo: A father and his daughter have some fun at Forest View Elementary School's father-daughter activity night in Arlington Heights in February of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,970, Bob Strawn photo: A father and his daughter have some fun at Forest View Elementary School's father-daughter activity night in Arlington Heights in February of 1973.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: Drawing scenes for " The Invasion of the Mushroom People," students Ken Hansen and Jeff Tronsen are aided by animator Nick Nibbio at Euclid School in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: Drawing scenes for " The Invasion of the Mushroom People," students Ken Hansen and Jeff Tronsen are aided by animator Nick Nibbio at Euclid School in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: In animated films, a cutout of a spaceship can be made to move across a stationary background, animator Nick Nibbio explains to Euclid School students in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: In animated films, a cutout of a spaceship can be made to move across a stationary background, animator Nick Nibbio explains to Euclid School students in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: Drawing scenes for " The Invasion of the Mushroom People," students Ken Hansen and Jeff Tronsen are aided by animator Nick Nibbio at Euclid School in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment 50,596, Dom Najolia photo: Drawing scenes for " The Invasion of the Mushroom People," students Ken Hansen and Jeff Tronsen are aided by animator Nick Nibbio at Euclid School in Mount Prospect in May of 1979.
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