Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Donkey baseball, FBI raid, sidewalk art, Robert Redford and more

 
 
Posted5/18/2020 4:00 AM

See vintage Daily Herald photos of donkey baseball, an FBI raid, Robert Redford in Waukegan, sidewalk art, Vietnam vets and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery.

The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,270, Bob Finch photo: Roselle Jaycees and Roselle firemen faced off in a donkey baseball game at Lake Park High School in July of 1966. The donkeys, with names such as "Bad News," "Castro," "Elmer Fudd." "Khrushchev," and Beetle Bailey," were provided by Bob Crosby's Baseball Donkeys in Chippewa Falls, WI.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,270, Bob Finch photo: Roselle Jaycees and Roselle firemen faced off in a donkey baseball game at Lake Park High School in July of 1966. The donkeys, with names such as "Bad News," "Castro," "Elmer Fudd." "Khrushchev," and Beetle Bailey," were provided by Bob Crosby's Baseball Donkeys in Chippewa Falls, WI.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,270, Bob Finch photo: Roselle Jaycees and Roselle firemen faced off in a donkey baseball game at Lake Park High School in July of 1966. The donkeys, with names such as "Bad News," "Castro," "Elmer Fudd." "Khrushchev," and Beetle Bailey," were provided by Bob Crosby's Baseball Donkeys in Chippewa Falls, WI.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,270, Bob Finch photo: Roselle Jaycees and Roselle firemen faced off in a donkey baseball game at Lake Park High School in July of 1966. The donkeys, with names such as "Bad News," "Castro," "Elmer Fudd." "Khrushchev," and Beetle Bailey," were provided by Bob Crosby's Baseball Donkeys in Chippewa Falls, WI.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 12,828, Mike Seeling photo: Billy Pichler, 9, of Hoffman Estates, with a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol on Lincolns's birthday. The flag was obtained for Pichler through congressman Roman Pucinski in March of 1969.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 12,828, Mike Seeling photo: Billy Pichler, 9, of Hoffman Estates, with a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol on Lincolns's birthday. The flag was obtained for Pichler through congressman Roman Pucinski in March of 1969.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,041, Jim Frost photo: FBI agents count an story thousands of stereo-tape recordings in February of 1975 believed to have been made illegally in an Elk Grove Village warehouse. Nine people were taken into custody.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,041, Jim Frost photo: FBI agents count an story thousands of stereo-tape recordings in February of 1975 believed to have been made illegally in an Elk Grove Village warehouse. Nine people were taken into custody.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 10,974, Jay Needleman photo: Welcome Home Ernie banners greeted Ernie Hoffman, 23 of Hoffman Estates, when he returned from a year's tour of duty with the Army in Vietnam. Neighbors on Kenwood and Edgefield put up the surprise welcome signs in September of 1968.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 10,974, Jay Needleman photo: Welcome Home Ernie banners greeted Ernie Hoffman, 23 of Hoffman Estates, when he returned from a year's tour of duty with the Army in Vietnam. Neighbors on Kenwood and Edgefield put up the surprise welcome signs in September of 1968.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,267, Barry Jarvinen photo: Hank Pietruszka, owner of the Arlington Pipe and Cigar Shop in Arlington Heights in February of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,267, Barry Jarvinen photo: Hank Pietruszka, owner of the Arlington Pipe and Cigar Shop in Arlington Heights in February of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,740, Barry Jarvinen photo: Kids took to the sidewalks to draw with chalk in Wheeling in July of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,740, Barry Jarvinen photo: Kids took to the sidewalks to draw with chalk in Wheeling in July of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,740, Barry Jarvinen photo: Kids took to the sidewalks to draw with chalk in Wheeling in July of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 51,740, Barry Jarvinen photo: Kids took to the sidewalks to draw with chalk in Wheeling in July of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 45,021, Anne Cusack photo: Don Cloeter of Fort Wayne, IN, crosses the finish line first with a time of 2 hours and 17 minutes during the Mayor Daley marathon. 4,200 runners were ran the race in September of 1977 and it's been run annually since. Since 2008, it's been known as the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 45,021, Anne Cusack photo: Don Cloeter of Fort Wayne, IN, crosses the finish line first with a time of 2 hours and 17 minutes during the Mayor Daley marathon. 4,200 runners were ran the race in September of 1977 and it's been run annually since. Since 2008, it's been known as the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,758, Bob Ringham photo: Paul Anka opened the 1981 season of the Poplar Creek Music Theatre in Hoffman Estates. The $15-million theater is in its second season with a variety of acts scheduled ranging from Linda Ronstadt to Dinah Shore to Pat Benatar.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,758, Bob Ringham photo: Paul Anka opened the 1981 season of the Poplar Creek Music Theatre in Hoffman Estates. The $15-million theater is in its second season with a variety of acts scheduled ranging from Linda Ronstadt to Dinah Shore to Pat Benatar.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,758, Bob Ringham photo: Paul Anna opened the 1981 season of the Poplar Creek Music Theatre in Hoffman Estates. The $15-million theater is in its second season with a variety of acts scheduled ranging from Linda Ronstadt to Dinah Shore to Pat Benatar.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,758, Bob Ringham photo: Paul Anna opened the 1981 season of the Poplar Creek Music Theatre in Hoffman Estates. The $15-million theater is in its second season with a variety of acts scheduled ranging from Linda Ronstadt to Dinah Shore to Pat Benatar.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,008, Charles Cherney photo: Actor Robert Redford talks about his film, "Ordinary People" at the Sheraton Motor Inn in Waukegan in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,008, Charles Cherney photo: Actor Robert Redford talks about his film, "Ordinary People" at the Sheraton Motor Inn in Waukegan in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,008, Charles Cherney photo: A fan gets an up-close photo of actor Robert Redford who was talking about his film, "Ordinary People" at the Sheraton Motor Inn in Waukegan in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,008, Charles Cherney photo: A fan gets an up-close photo of actor Robert Redford who was talking about his film, "Ordinary People" at the Sheraton Motor Inn in Waukegan in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 3,589, Bob Finch photo: Member of the rock band, "The Lords" Phil Sinkovich, Doug Soderberg and Darryl Einhorn in April of 1966. The group played at various teen clubs, including The Hut and Blue Umbrella in Des Plaines, Pink Panther in Deerfield, Rolling Stone in Glencoe, the Chandelier in Arlington Heights, The New Place in Palatine and the Bat Cave in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 3,589, Bob Finch photo: Member of the rock band, "The Lords" Phil Sinkovich, Doug Soderberg and Darryl Einhorn in April of 1966. The group played at various teen clubs, including The Hut and Blue Umbrella in Des Plaines, Pink Panther in Deerfield, Rolling Stone in Glencoe, the Chandelier in Arlington Heights, The New Place in Palatine and the Bat Cave in Chicago.
Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,135, Paul Sequeria photo: 20-year-old Ron Thompson of Hoffman Estates show the Purple Heart he received in March of 1967 after being blinded in one eye from a grenade thrown by Viet Cong soldiers into a tent he was sleeping in Vietnam.
Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,135, Paul Sequeria photo: 20-year-old Ron Thompson of Hoffman Estates show the Purple Heart he received in March of 1967 after being blinded in one eye from a grenade thrown by Viet Cong soldiers into a tent he was sleeping in Vietnam.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 98,005, Rich Chapman photo: Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton helps out anglers at his second-annual fishing derby for underprivileged children at Marriott's Lincolnshire Resort in July of 1989.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 98,005, Rich Chapman photo: Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton helps out anglers at his second-annual fishing derby for underprivileged children at Marriott's Lincolnshire Resort in July of 1989.
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