Encyclopedia o f Chicago
Historical Source: Video
Video Gallery
Celebrity of Technology
State and Madison
Stock Yards, Cattle
Stock Yards, Sheep
Behind the Bright Lights
Century of Progress
Celebrity of Politics
Teddy Roosevelt in Car
Daley Sworn in as Mayor
Daley at Robert Taylor Homes
Florence Scala
MLK Jr. at Soldier Field
Celebrity of Entertainment
Human Fly
Kukla Fran and Ollie
Studs' Place
The Celebrity of Politics

Politicians and social activists quickly realized the power of film and television as a means of persuasion and communication. As technology allowed advocates to draw attention to their cause, it in turn shaped images of the spokespeople themselves.