Posts tagged fashion

Passengers  in the observation car on the Hiawatha speed towards Chicago from Milwaukee , 1952.

Passengers in the observation car on the Hiawatha speed towards Chicago from Milwaukee , 1952.

Lovers’ Lane, Wooded Island, Jackson Park, 1911, Chicago

Lovers’ Lane, Wooded Island, Jackson Park, 1911, Chicago

Waiting for a streetcar in the First Ward, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

Waiting for a streetcar in the First Ward, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

Looking south on State from Washington, 1909, Chicago

Looking south on State from Washington, 1909, Chicago

Checker Taxi, at your door in minutes…., 1962, Chicago

Sunday at Maxwell and Peoria, 1931, Chicago.

Sunday at Maxwell and Peoria, 1931, Chicago.

Bellied up to the bar in the First Ward, 1906, Chicago.

Bellied up to the bar in the First Ward, 1906, Chicago.

Crowd gathers in Grant Park for an “aviation meet,” 1911, Chicago

Crowd gathers in Grant Park for an “aviation meet,” 1911, Chicago

South Side corner market, 1973, Chicago. John White

South Side corner market, 1973, Chicago. John White

Ohio Street Beach, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

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Ohio Street Beach, 1941, Chicago. John Vachon

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Oak Street Beach, 1934, Chicago

Oak Street Beach, 1934, Chicago

Chicago, 1947, Walker Evans

Chicago, 1947, Walker Evans

Elevator operators from the Merchandise Mart pose with a model of their building, 1943, Chicago

Elevator operators from the Merchandise Mart pose with a model of their building, 1943, Chicago

Contestants of a dance marathon at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Belmont and Sheffield, enter their 1300th hour, 1931, Chicago.

That’s 54 days dancing, folks…

The winners of the contest won $2000 cash after dancing 5152 hours and 48 minutes (214 days).

Thanks to the DePaul Art Museum for this link to the winners:

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101124171327AA1xgGX

Contestants of a dance marathon at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Belmont and Sheffield, enter their 1300th hour, 1931, Chicago.

That’s 54 days dancing, folks…

The winners of the contest won $2000 cash after dancing 5152 hours and 48 minutes (214 days).

Thanks to the DePaul Art Museum for this link to the winners:

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101124171327AA1xgGX

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.

Photo from Flapper magazine showing Oak Street Beach goers signing a petition for more changing rooms and “comfort stations,” aka toilets, 1922, Chicago.