Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Sportsphone, Steve and Garry, circus tryouts, police dogs and more.

 
 
Posted1/11/2021 5:00 AM

See vintage Daily Herald photos of Sportsphone, circus tryouts, Uncle Andy's Cow Palace, Jerry Sloan and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. Pat Benkowski is recording the voice of a quiz winner, the only prize, at the services cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. Pat Benkowski is recording the voice of a quiz winner, the only prize, at the services cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. This Sportsphone employee is pictured in the cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. This Sportsphone employee is pictured in the cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. Pat Benkowski is recording the voice of a quiz winner, the only prize, at the services cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,005, Dave Tonge photo: Tapes are recorded every half-hour by Sportsphone announcers unless there is a breaking story, when they are changed immediately. Pat Benkowski is recording the voice of a quiz winner, the only prize, at the services cramped quarters in the John Hancock building in Chicago in September of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,474, Dave Tonge photo: Legendary disc jockeys Steve Dahl, left, and Garry Meier in their WLS radio studio in October of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,474, Dave Tonge photo: Legendary disc jockeys Steve Dahl, left, and Garry Meier in their WLS radio studio in October of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,474, Dave Tonge photo: Legendary disc jockeys Steve Dahl, right, and Garry Meier in their WLS radio studio in October of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,474, Dave Tonge photo: Legendary disc jockeys Steve Dahl, right, and Garry Meier in their WLS radio studio in October of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,728, Rosemary Kaul photo: Several men turned out to tryout for a shot at being the Ringling Brothers ringmaster in Rosemont in October of 1982
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,728, Rosemary Kaul photo: Several men turned out to tryout for a shot at being the Ringling Brothers ringmaster in Rosemont in October of 1982
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,728, Rosemary Kaul photo: Several men turned out to tryout for a shot at being the Ringling Brothers ringmaster in Rosemont in October of 1982
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 64,728, Rosemary Kaul photo: Several men turned out to tryout for a shot at being the Ringling Brothers ringmaster in Rosemont in October of 1982
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan, right, with Bulls executives, at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan, right, with Bulls executives, at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan, center, with Bulls executives, at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 50,615, Dom Najolia photo: Jerry Sloan, center, with Bulls executives, at a news conference after signing a three-year contract to coach the Chicago Bulls on April 30, 1979 in Chicago.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,265, Jim Frost photo: Young students take part in preschool graduation from Twin Grove Baptist Preschool in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,772, Bob Ringham photo: Cardinal John Patrick Cody lies in state at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,772, Bob Ringham photo: Cardinal John Patrick Cody lies in state at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,772, Bob Ringham photo: Cardinal John Patrick Cody lies in state at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,772, Bob Ringham photo: Cardinal John Patrick Cody lies in state at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,694, Dave Tonge photo: Hundreds turned out for the burial of Cardinal John Patrick Cody at the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Hillside in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,694, Dave Tonge photo: Hundreds turned out for the burial of Cardinal John Patrick Cody at the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Hillside in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,694, Dave Tonge photo: Hundreds turned out for the burial of Cardinal John Patrick Cody at the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Hillside in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,694, Dave Tonge photo: Hundreds turned out for the burial of Cardinal John Patrick Cody at the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Hillside in April of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 129, Don Vickery photo: Uncle Andy's Cow Palace restaurant in Palatine as seen in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 129, Don Vickery photo: Uncle Andy's Cow Palace restaurant in Palatine as seen in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 129, Don Vickery photo: Customers enjoy a meal at Uncle Andy's Cow Palace restaurant in Palatine in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 129, Don Vickery photo: Customers enjoy a meal at Uncle Andy's Cow Palace restaurant in Palatine in January of 1965.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,663, Dave Tonge photo: Banjo player Stephen Wade performs his one-man banjo dancing, clog dancing and storytelling show at the Apollo Theater Center in Chicago in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 52,663, Dave Tonge photo: Banjo player Stephen Wade performs his one-man banjo dancing, clog dancing and storytelling show at the Apollo Theater Center in Chicago in October of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,180, Dave Tonge photo: Jason Cohen, with fingers on the laces for a better grip, has his whole body in motion just before the ball leaves his hands. He was competing in the softball throw in the Kids Olympics at Willow School in Buffalo Grove in July of 1981. Children competed in seven different events, such as sack races.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,180, Dave Tonge photo: Jason Cohen, with fingers on the laces for a better grip, has his whole body in motion just before the ball leaves his hands. He was competing in the softball throw in the Kids Olympics at Willow School in Buffalo Grove in July of 1981. Children competed in seven different events, such as sack races.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,180, Dave Tonge photo: Kids racing during the Kids Olympics at Willow School in Buffalo Grove in July of 1981. Children competed in seven different events, such as sack races.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 59,180, Dave Tonge photo: Kids racing during the Kids Olympics at Willow School in Buffalo Grove in July of 1981. Children competed in seven different events, such as sack races.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 281, Howard Harmening photo: Zipper, Hanover Parks newest addition to its police department, is expected to be a strong asset to the law enforcement in the village in February of 1965. A German shepherd trained by the Chicago Police Department's Canine Task Force, Zipper demonstrates how he would act is his handler, Patrolman Charles Specht, gave the command for mob control.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 281, Howard Harmening photo: Zipper, Hanover Parks newest addition to its police department, is expected to be a strong asset to the law enforcement in the village in February of 1965. A German shepherd trained by the Chicago Police Department's Canine Task Force, Zipper demonstrates how he would act is his handler, Patrolman Charles Specht, gave the command for mob control.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 281, Howard Harmening photo: Zipper, Hanover Parks newest addition to its police department, is expected to be a strong asset to the law enforcement in the village in February of 1965. A German shepherd trained by the Chicago Police Department's Canine Task Force, Zipper demonstrates how he would act is his handler, Patrolman Charles Specht, gave the command for mob control.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 281, Howard Harmening photo: Zipper, Hanover Parks newest addition to its police department, is expected to be a strong asset to the law enforcement in the village in February of 1965. A German shepherd trained by the Chicago Police Department's Canine Task Force, Zipper demonstrates how he would act is his handler, Patrolman Charles Specht, gave the command for mob control.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,803, Craig Camp photo: Cub Scouts and their leaders check out the finish line at their Pinewood Derby in Buffalo Grove in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 49,803, Craig Camp photo: Cub Scouts and their leaders check out the finish line at their Pinewood Derby in Buffalo Grove in January of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,263, Jim Frost photo: Kids participate in a bike rodeo in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 40,263, Jim Frost photo: Kids participate in a bike rodeo in Buffalo Grove in June of 1976.
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