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Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1956, Chicago

Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1956, Chicago

The west side of the old Chicago Sun Times headquarters (now site of Trump’s building) as it nears completion, 1957, Chicago.

The west side of the old Chicago Sun Times headquarters (now site of Trump’s building) as it nears completion, 1957, Chicago.

Chicago’s Most Glamorous Women, Collier’s Magazine, 1953, Chicago.

Among this group of (all white) women, there is a Comiskey, a Swift, a Field, a Wirtz, a Goldblatt, and a Mendel.

What’s interesting (and telling of the time) is that all the women are listed by their husband’s name, i.e. Mrs. Marshall Field.

The lone rebel is a Mrs. Susan Gordon Bent, who refused to use her husband’s name.

Michigan Ave at Adams, 1954, Chicago.

Michigan Ave at Adams, 1954, Chicago.

Miss Montrose Beach, 1963, Chicago.

Miss Montrose Beach, 1963, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Huron, 1952, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave from Huron, 1952, Chicago.

Looking west on Adams at State, 1949, Chicago.

Looking west on Adams at State, 1949, Chicago.

The world premiere of Somebody Loves Me at the Chicago Theater, 1952, Chicago.

The world premiere of Somebody Loves Me at the Chicago Theater, 1952, Chicago.

Guardsmen take a break from the chaos on W Madison St during the MLK riots, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

Guardsmen take a break from the chaos on W Madison St during the MLK riots, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

The “Flying Cars” ride at Riverview Park, Belmont and Western, 1954, Chicago.

The “Flying Cars” ride at Riverview Park, Belmont and Western, 1954, Chicago.

Cardinal Stritch presides over Holy Name Cathedral (State and Superior), 1955, Chicago.
Cardinal Stritch, who died in 1958, also happens to be the uncle of Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch.

Cardinal Stritch presides over Holy Name Cathedral (State and Superior), 1955, Chicago.

Cardinal Stritch, who died in 1958, also happens to be the uncle of Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch.

Beauty contest at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, 1963, Chicago.

The Chicago Theater marquee, 1947, Chicago.

The Chicago Theater marquee, 1947, Chicago.

South on N Michigan Ave, 1963, Chicago.

South on N Michigan Ave, 1963, Chicago.

View south from Belmont Harbor, 1955, Chicago.

View south from Belmont Harbor, 1955, Chicago.