Images: Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield mMall, Julia Child and more

 
 
Updated 7/28/2021 12:55 PM

See vintage Daily Herald photos of Shadow Traffic, the Lake County Fair Rodeo, Julia Child, Walter Payton, Danny Thomas and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: Armed with a map shout the speed of rush our traffic on Chicago's major arteries, Gary lee directs the preparation of reports for the Shadow Traffic Network in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: Armed with a map shout the speed of rush our traffic on Chicago's major arteries, Gary lee directs the preparation of reports for the Shadow Traffic Network in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: With more than 1.5 million commuters jamming the expressways on weekdays, Shadow Traffic's communications center on the 94 floor of the John Hancock Center keeps busy juggling information from CB-radio monitors, sensors built into the expressways, police departments and countless"reporters" in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: With more than 1.5 million commuters jamming the expressways on weekdays, Shadow Traffic's communications center on the 94 floor of the John Hancock Center keeps busy juggling information from CB-radio monitors, sensors built into the expressways, police departments and countless"reporters" in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: The father of Shadow Traffic, Gary Lee was a traffic reporter for WBBM radio who launched the Shadow Network Travel Service in Chicago after hearing about a similar operation in Philadelphia.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: The father of Shadow Traffic, Gary Lee was a traffic reporter for WBBM radio who launched the Shadow Network Travel Service in Chicago after hearing about a similar operation in Philadelphia.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: With more than 1.5 million commuters jamming the expressways on weekdays, Shadow Traffic's communications center on the 94 floor of the John Hancock Center keeps busy juggling information from CB-radio monitors, sensors built into the expressways, police departments and countless"reporters" in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,711, Barry Jarvinen photo: With more than 1.5 million commuters jamming the expressways on weekdays, Shadow Traffic's communications center on the 94 floor of the John Hancock Center keeps busy juggling information from CB-radio monitors, sensors built into the expressways, police departments and countless"reporters" in Chicago in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,693, Mike Seeling photo: Kids enjoy the Hustler carnival ride at the July Fourth carnival in Wheeling in 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,693, Mike Seeling photo: Kids enjoy the Hustler carnival ride at the July Fourth carnival in Wheeling in 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,707, Barry Jarvinen photo: World famous chef Julia Child during an interview in Chicago to promote her new cookbook "Julia Child & More Company" in March of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,707, Barry Jarvinen photo: World famous chef Julia Child during an interview in Chicago to promote her new cookbook "Julia Child & More Company" in March of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,707, Barry Jarvinen photo: World famous chef Julia Child during an interview in Chicago to promote her new cookbook "Julia Child & More Company" in March of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,707, Barry Jarvinen photo: World famous chef Julia Child during an interview in Chicago to promote her new cookbook "Julia Child & More Company" in March of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,517, Jon Kirn photo: Steve Chapman of Lafayette, GA wrestled a steer to the ground during the Wauconda Rodeo in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,517, Jon Kirn photo: Steve Chapman of Lafayette, GA wrestled a steer to the ground during the Wauconda Rodeo in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,517, Jon Kirn photo: This cowboy wrestled a steer to the ground during the Wauconda Rodeo in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,517, Jon Kirn photo: This cowboy wrestled a steer to the ground during the Wauconda Rodeo in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: The nutritional snack is always welcomed by kids in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: The nutritional snack is always welcomed by kids in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: Concentration is the key to mastering the art of balancing and other "fun" projects for Scott Sanchez and other preschoolers in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: Concentration is the key to mastering the art of balancing and other "fun" projects for Scott Sanchez and other preschoolers in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: This mom and her son work at getting his shoes on in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 31,622, Mike Seeling photo: This mom and her son work at getting his shoes on in the Schaumburg Early Education Center classes at Armstrong School in Elk Grove Village in March of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 53,511, Dave Tonge photo: Chicago Bear star running back Walter Payton saves his best moves for the dance floor at the Arlington Park Hilton's Cinderella Rockefella, where he serves in public relations and marketing in February of 1980.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 33,510, Jim Frost photo: Chip Lavanture vaults off a ramp at Council Trail and George Street in Mount Prospect in September of 1974. With the popularity of Evel Knievel, kids were creating their own ramps and jumps. Then Mount Prospect Police Chief Ralph Doney called the practice hazardous and anyone seen "stunting" would be stopped by police officers.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 33,510, Jim Frost photo: Chip Lavanture vaults off a ramp at Council Trail and George Street in Mount Prospect in September of 1974. With the popularity of Evel Knievel, kids were creating their own ramps and jumps. Then Mount Prospect Police Chief Ralph Doney called the practice hazardous and anyone seen "stunting" would be stopped by police officers.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,515, Jon Kirn photo: A polo match taking place at the Oak Brook Polo Club in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,515, Jon Kirn photo: A polo match taking place at the Oak Brook Polo Club in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,515, Jon Kirn photo: Polo spectators participate in the traditional divot stomping during a polo match in Oak Brook in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 83,515, Jon Kirn photo: Polo spectators participate in the traditional divot stomping during a polo match in Oak Brook in July of 1986.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,686, Mike Seeling photo: Kids participate in a horseback riding class at the Wheeling Park District in July of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,686, Mike Seeling photo: Kids participate in a horseback riding class at the Wheeling Park District in July of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,686, Mike Seeling photo: Kids participate in a horseback riding class at the Wheeling Park District in July of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,686, Mike Seeling photo: Kids participate in a horseback riding class at the Wheeling Park District in July of 1974
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 84,173, Kevin Virobik-Adams photo: Kids and moms participate in games during the Alpine Drive summer block party in August of 1986 in Vernon Hills.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 84,173, Kevin Virobik-Adams photo: Kids and moms participate in games during the Alpine Drive summer block party in August of 1986 in Vernon Hills.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,294, Dave Tonge photo: Entertainer Danny Thomas signs autographs on albums at Sears in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Thomas is currently starring at the Ill run Theater at Golf Mill Shopping Center. The albums netted St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital $16,000 in May of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,709, Dom Najolia photo: Kids participate in a finger painting class at the Palatine Park District in July of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 32,709, Dom Najolia photo: Kids participate in a finger painting class at the Palatine Park District in July of 1974.
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