Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Richard Nixon, ballet classes, baseball tryouts, donkey basketball and more

 
 
Posted10/4/2021 5:00 AM

See vintage Daily Herald photos of Richard Nixon in Schaumburg, ballet classes, baseball tryouts, donkey basketball and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,696, Bob Strawn photo: These girls are learning ballet techniques in an Arlington Heights Park District dance class in January of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,696, Bob Strawn photo: These girls are learning ballet techniques in an Arlington Heights Park District dance class in January of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,696, Bob Strawn photo: These girls are learning ballet techniques in an Arlington Heights Park District dance class in January of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,696, Bob Strawn photo: These girls are learning ballet techniques in an Arlington Heights Park District dance class in January of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,160, Tom Grieger photo: Veterans Day observances in Arlington Heights in Arlington Heights in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,160, Tom Grieger photo: Veterans Day observances in Arlington Heights in Arlington Heights in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,160, Tom Grieger photo: Veterans Day observances in Arlington Heights in Arlington Heights in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,160, Tom Grieger photo: Veterans Day observances in Arlington Heights in Arlington Heights in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,289, Jim Frost photo: Kindergarten children at South Elementary School in Des Plaines held a circus with children in costumes as circus performers and stuffed toys as wild animals in March of 1973. Their teacher said it's a fun project that helps the children learn science and social studies.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,289, Jim Frost photo: Kindergarten children at South Elementary School in Des Plaines held a circus with children in costumes as circus performers and stuffed toys as wild animals in March of 1973. Their teacher said it's a fun project that helps the children learn science and social studies.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,289, Jim Frost photo: Kindergarten children at South Elementary School in Des Plaines held a circus with children in costumes as circus performers and stuffed toys as wild animals in March of 1973. Their teacher said it's a fun project that helps the children learn science and social studies.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,289, Jim Frost photo: Kindergarten children at South Elementary School in Des Plaines held a circus with children in costumes as circus performers and stuffed toys as wild animals in March of 1973. Their teacher said it's a fun project that helps the children learn science and social studies.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,822, Bob Strawn photo: Snow may be on the ground but this youngster headed in to register for Little League Baseball in Rolling Meadows in February of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,822, Bob Strawn photo: Snow may be on the ground but this youngster headed in to register for Little League Baseball in Rolling Meadows in February of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,024, Dom Najolia photo: Dan Cooley of Rolling Meadows, a 17-year-old high school student, is one of several completely blind skiers who earns a trip to Aspen, Colorado an instruction there by winning a recent contest. The program was initiated by Sammy Skobel, left, who is 90 percent blind. The trip was sponsored by the Lions Club in February of 1973
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,024, Dom Najolia photo: Dan Cooley of Rolling Meadows, a 17-year-old high school student, is one of several completely blind skiers who earns a trip to Aspen, Colorado an instruction there by winning a recent contest. The program was initiated by Sammy Skobel, left, who is 90 percent blind. The trip was sponsored by the Lions Club in February of 1973
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,320, Mike Seeling photo: A performer plays his guitar at the Oakton Community College Folk Festival in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 34,320, Mike Seeling photo: A performer plays his guitar at the Oakton Community College Folk Festival in November of 1974.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 15,969, Mike Seeling photo: President Richard Nixon greet supporters during a visit to Schaumburg in January of 1970.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,764, Jim Frost photo: Wheeling High School hosted 23 junior ROTC drill teams as part of the 4th Annual Chicago Suburban Drill Meet in April of 1973. Pictured here are two cadets from the Memorial Beloit McNeal Rifles of Wisconsin.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 28,764, Jim Frost photo: Wheeling High School hosted 23 junior ROTC drill teams as part of the 4th Annual Chicago Suburban Drill Meet in April of 1973. Pictured here are two cadets from the Memorial Beloit McNeal Rifles of Wisconsin.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,847, Tom Grieger photo: Ricky Kneisel and Robin Keeton, both second graders at Ivy Hill School empty the mail box in February of 1967. The box was used for mailing Valentine's cards in the Arlington Heights school.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,847, Tom Grieger photo: Ricky Kneisel and Robin Keeton, both second graders at Ivy Hill School empty the mail box in February of 1967. The box was used for mailing Valentine's cards in the Arlington Heights school.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 56,545, Dave Tonge photo: Days after the December 8, 1980 murder of John Lennon, fans turned out to area record stores to purchase albums recorded by Lennon or the Beatles.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 56,545, Dave Tonge photo: Days after the December 8, 1980 murder of John Lennon, fans turned out to area record stores to purchase albums recorded by Lennon or the Beatles.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 56,545, Dave Tonge photo: Days after the December 8, 1980 murder of John Lennon, fans turned out to area record stores to purchase albums recorded by Lennon or the Beatles.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 56,545, Dave Tonge photo: Days after the December 8, 1980 murder of John Lennon, fans turned out to area record stores to purchase albums recorded by Lennon or the Beatles.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,334, Larry Cameron photo: Marilyn Lamping, the first female attendant at Jack Parker's Sinclaire service station in Palatine, checks the oil in a car in April of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,334, Larry Cameron photo: Marilyn Lamping, the first female attendant at Jack Parker's Sinclaire service station in Palatine, checks the oil in a car in April of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,480, Paul Sequeria photo: The Elk Grove Village High School Grenadier Booster Club hosted a donkey basketball game as a fundraiser for the school in April of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,480, Paul Sequeria photo: The Elk Grove Village High School Grenadier Booster Club hosted a donkey basketball game as a fundraiser for the school in April of 1967.
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