Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Ron Palillo, Pelé, the Today Show, Abe Lincoln and more

 
 
Updated 12/14/2021 2:06 PM

See vintage photos of the Today Show, Ron Palillo, a dance marathon and Abe Lincoln in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,591, Dave Tonge photo: Soccer legend Pele talks with reporters in Chicago prior to the New York Cosmos game against the Sting in May of 1977. It was the last appearance by Pele before he retired.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,591, Dave Tonge photo: Soccer legend Pele talks with reporters in Chicago prior to the New York Cosmos game against the Sting in May of 1977. It was the last appearance by Pele before he retired.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,993, Bob Strawn photo: The Memorial Day parade marches through the streets of Arlington Heights in May of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Jane Pauley was joined by WMAQ-TV reporter Carol Marin during live "Today Show" broadcasts from Chicago in March of 1982. It was a homecoming for Pauley who anchored the news at Channel 5 in the mid-1970s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Jane Pauley was joined by WMAQ-TV reporter Carol Marin during live "Today Show" broadcasts from Chicago in March of 1982. It was a homecoming for Pauley who anchored the news at Channel 5 in the mid-1970s.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Bryant Gumbel on the set of the "Today Show" broadcast from Chicago. The show was live from Chicago for a week in March of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Bryant Gumbel on the set of the "Today Show" broadcast from Chicago. The show was live from Chicago for a week in March of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Weather forecaster Willard Scott on the set of the "Today Show" broadcast from Chicago. The show was live from Chicago for a week in March of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 62,235, Bob Reeder photo: Weather forecaster Willard Scott on the set of the "Today Show" broadcast from Chicago. The show was live from Chicago for a week in March of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 7,932, Tom Grieger photo: Teachers and children work together at the Choo Choo Nursery in Wood Dale in August of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42.946, Dave Tonge photo: Ron Palillo, who played Horshack on 'Welcome Back Kotter," talks about his high school days during an appearance at the Arlington Park Theater in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42.946, Dave Tonge photo: Ron Palillo, who played Horshack on 'Welcome Back Kotter," talks about his high school days during an appearance at the Arlington Park Theater in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42.946, Dave Tonge photo: Ron Palillo, who played Horshack on 'Welcome Back Kotter," talks about his high school days during an appearance at the Arlington Park Theater in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 42.946, Dave Tonge photo: Ron Palillo, who played Horshack on 'Welcome Back Kotter," talks about his high school days during an appearance at the Arlington Park Theater in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,823, Bob Strawn photo: This woman takes part in a karate and judo class in Mount Prospect in February of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 5,823, Bob Strawn photo: This woman takes part in a karate and judo class in Mount Prospect in February of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,687, Mike Seeling photo: Stretching for self-service gasoline at Crosley's Amoco in Chicago, Walt Diets gets ready to pump his own gas for the first time in May of 1977. This was the first of what would be many self-service stations that would eventually be in the suburbs.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,687, Mike Seeling photo: Stretching for self-service gasoline at Crosley's Amoco in Chicago, Walt Diets gets ready to pump his own gas for the first time in May of 1977. This was the first of what would be many self-service stations that would eventually be in the suburbs.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,207, Bob Finch photo: A participant in an Abraham Lincoln look-a-like contest talks to students at Frost School in Mount Prospect in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,207, Bob Finch photo: A participant in an Abraham Lincoln look-a-like contest talks to students at Frost School in Mount Prospect in March of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,187, Bob Strawn photo: Planning the details for the fifth annual Randhurst-Paddock photo contest are, from left, Paddock Publications Vice President Robert Y. Paddock, Chief Photographer Larry Cameron and Richard B. McCarthy, Randhurst promotion director in Mount Prospect in March of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,187, Bob Strawn photo: Planning the details for the fifth annual Randhurst-Paddock photo contest are, from left, Paddock Publications Vice President Robert Y. Paddock, Chief Photographer Larry Cameron and Richard B. McCarthy, Randhurst promotion director in Mount Prospect in March of 1967.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,085, Mike Seeling photo: After 10 hours of dancing, high school students Mary McGee and Greg Kem are still going strong. District 211 students took part in a 15-hour dance marathon at Hoffman Estates High School in February of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,085, Mike Seeling photo: After 10 hours of dancing, high school students Mary McGee and Greg Kem are still going strong. District 211 students took part in a 15-hour dance marathon at Hoffman Estates High School in February of 1977.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,085, Mike Seeling photo: District 211 students took part in a 15-hour dance marathon at Hoffman Estates High School in February of 1977. The event raised money for a scholarship fund fore District 211 students.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 43,085, Mike Seeling photo: District 211 students took part in a 15-hour dance marathon at Hoffman Estates High School in February of 1977. The event raised money for a scholarship fund fore District 211 students.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 61,575, Charles Cherney photo: Professional videotaping equipment and an lengthy list of questions posed by Faith Avner, Video Intro's operations manager, help members of the Palatine-based video dating service shine on camera in January of 1982. Each member paid a fee of $225 to meet new people via videotape.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 61,575, Charles Cherney photo: Professional videotaping equipment and an lengthy list of questions posed by Faith Avner, Video Intro's operations manager, help members of the Palatine-based video dating service shine on camera in January of 1982. Each member paid a fee of $225 to meet new people via videotape.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 61,575, Charles Cherney photo: Professional videotaping equipment and an lengthy list of questions posed by Faith Avner, Video Intro's operations manager, help members of the Palatine-based video dating service shine on camera in January of 1982. Each member paid a fee of $225 to meet new people via videotape.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 61,575, Charles Cherney photo: Professional videotaping equipment and an lengthy list of questions posed by Faith Avner, Video Intro's operations manager, help members of the Palatine-based video dating service shine on camera in January of 1982. Each member paid a fee of $225 to meet new people via videotape.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,447, Bob Strawn photo: Conant High School students listen carefully to Robert Moore, admissions counselor at George Williams College, Downers Grover, at Conant's recent Career Day in April of 1967. From left to right are Beth Radosta, Kathy Clifford and Jeff Ferguson.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 6,447, Bob Strawn photo: Conant High School students listen carefully to Robert Moore, admissions counselor at George Williams College, Downers Grover, at Conant's recent Career Day in April of 1967. From left to right are Beth Radosta, Kathy Clifford and Jeff Ferguson.
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