Photographs of Maxwell Street Market during its last season at original location
- Photographs of Maxwell Street Market during its last season at original location
- Chicago History Museum
- 0.1 Linear feet
- Balkin, Steven
Scope and Contents note
Photographs by Dr. Steven Balkin, showing the last summer season at the original Maxwell Street Market. Images are primarily of vendors at their stands, shoppers, and street musicians playing instruments, photographer Jeffrey Fletcher, and images of Piano C. Red and his Flat Foot Boogie Band. Attached to photographs are excerpts from interviews with their subjects, describing personal experiences at the Maxwell Street Market. The color photographs in this collection include an image of the intersection of Halsted and Maxwell Streets in the evening, as well as close-up images of Darrel and Wayne, musicians who played with Piano C. Red.
Custodial History note
Gift of Dr. Steven Balkin (2002.0057)
Processing Information note
This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 14 by Lisa Calahan.