Charles E. Cooper photograph collection

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

The Charles E. Cooper photograph collection includes photographs taken by Chicagoan Cooper, who was employed as an art teacher at Lane Tech High School. Most images show education and activities at Lane Tech, events that took place in Chicago, and art exhibitions, including the Old Town Art Fair, Art Expo, and other events, as well as some images of Cooper's art work.

Biographical Historical Note

Charles E. Cooper was an art teacher at Lane Technical High School in Chicago and an amateur photographer and painter.