Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago
Chicago Bears linebacker, Dick Butkus and the Bears’ mascot, watch the game from the sidelines, 1973, Chicago.
Aerial views of the Century of Progress World’s Fair at Northerly Island, 1933, Chicago
Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.
This photo appears on the cover of Liam T.A. Ford’s excellent book about Soldier Field, A Stadium and it’s City.
Update: Thanks to Liam T.A. Ford for providing the correct date for the photo.
Baton twirlers, en masse, Soldier Field, 1957, Chicago.
Aerial looking north from an unfinished Soldier Field, 1923, Chicago.
The North Lagoon at sunset, facing Soldier Field, Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.
Aerial looking north from 18th St, 1924, Chicago.
Note an under construction Soldier Field.
Fans gather for what is now called “The Long Count Fight” between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney at Soldier Field, 1927, Chicago.
Early proposal for Grant Park Stadium (later named Soldier Field), 1921, Chicago.
Of course, the final result was fairly close to this design, save the enormous obelisk.
Soldier Field, 1925, Chicago
Ski jumping at Soldier Field, 1938, Chicago.
Preparing the ski jump at Soldier Field, 1954, Chicago.
Looking east on Waldron Drive to Museum Campus Drive, just south of Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.
Come to the rodeo, Soldier(s’) Field, 1926, Chicago.
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