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329 West 18th Street Suite #610
Chicago, Illinois 60616
(312) 243-1808

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Please note that not all of our collections are online, and that not all of the films in our collections are available for licensing.

If you are looking for something specific, please contact us.

Archival Stock Footage Library

CFA collections contain primarily historical footage that is unique and can be found nowhere else. Much is representative of the Midwest, but we hold footage from the remainder of North America and around the world. When you use our licensing services, you also contribute to the preservation of our collective culture and history.


Write to us at or call our office at (312) 243-1808 with the specifics of your project and our staff will help you locate the footage you need.

Before you get in touch please review our Archival Stock Footage Policy.