Title:

Jack L. Cooper Photograph collection

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.COOPER_PHOTO.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

1.6 Linear feet

Dates:

1915-1970

Biographical/Historical note

Jack Leroy Cooper was a Chicago pioneer in African American radio broadcasting.

Scope and Contents note

Visual materials pertaining to Jack Cooper, African American radio announcer in Chicago (1930s-50s) and his family and friends. Subjects include family gatherings (mostly snapshots), radio entertainers and vaudeville performers.

Related Archival Materials note

Jack L. Cooper Papers - Chicago History Museum Jack L. Cooper Collection of Visual Materials - Chicago History Museum

Custodial History note

Gift of Gertrude R. Cooper, 1983 (1985.0395).

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 15 by Andrew Steadham.

Subjects

INVENTORY