Fred Wright was a professional photographer who worked from around 1900 until his death in 1943. In the 1920s and '30s he took numerous photos around Oak Park and River Forest as well as Chicago. He was also a member of the Oak Park Camera Club. A large number of his glass plate negatives were donated to The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest.
(PLEASE NOTE: Oak Park River Forest Museum logo watermark on these photos will not appear on any prints ordered.)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#1)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#1)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#2)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#2)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#3)

Wrigley Field, Opening Day 1928 (#3)

Wrigley Field, Left Field, Opening Day 1928

Wrigley Field, Left Field, Opening Day 1928

Ty Cobb, c. 1908

Ty Cobb, c. 1908

Lake Street looking west toward Marion Street, 1933

Lake Street looking west toward Marion Street, 1933

Lake Street looking east from Harlem Ave., c. 1933

Lake Street looking east from Harlem Ave., c. 1933

Rose Wright, aunt of the photographer Fred G. Wright, c. 1895

Rose Wright, aunt of the photographer Fred G. Wright, c. 1895