Posts tagged crowd

West entrance to the Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago

West entrance to the Midway Plaisance, Columbian Exposition World’s Fair, 1893, Chicago

Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Jo Freeman

Grant Park, 1968, Chicago. Jo Freeman

State Street, 1927, Chicago

State Street, 1927, Chicago

State and Jackson, 1902, Chicago.

State and Jackson, 1902, Chicago.

Oak Street Beach, 1929, Chicago. Torkel Korling

Oak Street Beach, 1929, Chicago. Torkel Korling

State Street, south of Monroe, 1915, Chicago.

State Street, south of Monroe, 1915, Chicago.

Beautiful spring morning at State and Randolph, 1965, Chicago

Busy afternoon on State Street, 1922, Chicago.

via Chicago George

Busy afternoon on State Street, 1922, Chicago.

via Chicago George

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.
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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.

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Crowded platform at Belmont, 1979, Chicago.

Crowded platform at Belmont, 1979, Chicago.

Crowd gathered around Buckingham Fountain at night, 1929, Grant Park, 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.

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.

An extremely large gathering inside the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.
UoC Digital Archives

An extremely large gathering inside the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago.

UoC Digital Archives

Group gathered around the Logan Monument in Grant Park (at 9th), 1900, Chicago.

Group gathered around the Logan Monument in Grant Park (at 9th), 1900, Chicago.

Police holding back the crowd behind home plate, 1908, South Side Grounds, Chicago. The White Sox were playing the Detroit Tigers. 
As we’ve seen in previous posts, fans had a tendency to rush the field if there was a play they weren’t too happy about.

Police holding back the crowd behind home plate, 1908, South Side Grounds, Chicago. The White Sox were playing the Detroit Tigers. 

As we’ve seen in previous posts, fans had a tendency to rush the field if there was a play they weren’t too happy about.