Crowd lines the lake shore at the “Aero Hydro Meet,” Grant Park, 1913, Chicago
Chicago welcomes General MacArthur (look for the arrow) on State Street, 1951.
Dedication day for the Outer Drive Bridge, 1937, Chicago.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Archives
West entrance to the Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago
Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Jo Freeman
State Street, 1927, Chicago
State and Jackson, 1902, Chicago.
Oak Street Beach, 1929, Chicago. Torkel Korling
State Street, south of Monroe, 1915, Chicago.
Beautiful spring morning at State and Randolph, 1965, Chicago
Busy afternoon on State Street, 1922, Chicago.
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Crowds gathered in Grant Park and atop buildings on Michigan Ave to witness a plane preparing to take off…for a flight to Stickney; a 5 mile flight. Quite the feat for 1910.
Crowded platform at Belmont, 1979, Chicago.
Crowd gathered around Buckingham Fountain at night, 1929, Grant Park, Chicago.
You guys know I love to post a good crowd picture and this one’s pretty awesome: Celebrating J-Day on State Street, 1945, Chicago.
The resolution is amazing, so click to enlarge for better viewing.
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