Chicago Press Veterans Association Photographs

Dates: 1939-1965
Size: 1 folder (10 photographs)
Repository: Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Collection Number: a00140
Provenance: Donated by Steve Brown, 2018
Access: No restrictions.
Citation: When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Chicago Press Veterans Association Photographs, [Photograph #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library
Processed by: Michelle McCoy, 2020

Historical Note

The Chicago Press Veterans Association was founded in 1939 to provide working newspaper men and women engaged in the art of gathering, writing, editing and illustrating the news of the day a forum for sharing their common experiences. In the early 2000s the organization changed its name to the Chicago Journalists Association.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of ten panorama photographs taken at annual banquets from 1939-1965.


The photographs are arranged chronologically.

Related Collections

Chicago Press Club Records

Subject Terms

  • Chicago Journalists Association
  • Chicago Press Veterans Association
  • Journalism (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Press Club of Chicago

Container List

Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.1 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1939 October 28
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.2 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1940 October 26
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.3 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1942 December 5
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.4 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1948 December 4
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.5 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1950 November 11
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.6 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1952 December 6
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.7 Annual dinner, Congress Hotel, 1954 October 8
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.8 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1958 November 21
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.9 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1959 November 18
Oversize Folder 1 Photograph 1.10 Annual dinner, Hotel LaSalle, 1965 October 14
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