Repair Gang, 1930, Chicago. Tunis Ponsen
Unemployed men gather in front of the Daily News office (at Madison and Wells) to get the first editions of the jobs wanted classifieds, 1921, Chicago.
Ships carrying ore arrive at Inland Steel Chicago Works, 1941, Chicago.
Building the lake tunnel, which would connect the Water Tower to the Crib, 1867, Chicago.
Building circuit boards at the Admiral Television Company, 1954, Chicago.
A blind newsboy delivers papers with the help of his trusty canine, 1902, Chicago.
Beginning construction on the Lake St. ‘L’, Lake St and Milwaukee Ave, 1889, Chicago
The Lake St. ‘L’ would not start operations until 1893
Greg Borzo Collection
Window Washer, 1927, Chicago. David McCosh
The Anarchists Martyrdom Monument (Haymarket Riot) in Waldheim Cemetery as it appeared around 1930, Chicago (Forest Park).
Moving to Slaughter, Union Stockyards, 1946, Chicago. Tom Lea
Casting pig iron at the Iroquois Smelter, 1890, Chicago.
Detroit Publishing Co. via Library of Congress
Laying sewer pipes along Lawrence Ave, 1918, Chicago
Sanitation worker, 1948, Chicago. Joe Scherschel
Inside the Lincoln Boyle and Co. ice warehouse at a Chicago railyard, 1943.
Stockyards, 1930, Chicago. Margaret Bourke-White
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