Robert W. Krueger Photograph Collection
CPL's Digital Collections document life in Chicago through archival images, documents and artifacts.
In 1984, Chicago Public Library began working with local photographer Robert Krueger to document the North Side.
Krueger photographed hundreds of restaurants, street scenes, parks, businesses, schools, houses, cemeteries, religious institutions, community events and residents of Northside neighborhoods. These photographs are a sample of his work.
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Acknowledgment of Harmful Materials
Chicago Public Library collects images, documents and other archival materials from different communities and time periods to preserve and make available the cultural and historical record. As historical objects, some of these materials contain harmful or disturbing content. CPL presents these artifacts as an unfiltered social record and does not endorse the views expressed therein.
Related CPL Resources
- Robert W. Krueger Photograph Collection
- Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection
- Chicago Neighborhoods Archival Collections: Additional collections focusing on Chicago’s neighborhoods.
- Chicago Newspapers: Online and microfilm
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