Octopus on Wacker, 1967, Chicago. Tom Palazzolo
Crowd gathered at Milwaukee and Evergreen in Wicker Park, marching toward St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 1910, Chicago.
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Best dog parade, Michigan Ave, 1922, Chicago
Parade on Michigan Ave for the opening of the Columbian Exposition, 1893.
The building on the east side of Michigan Ave is the Exposition Building, standing where the Art Institute now stands.
Evidently at one time there was an official Halloween Parade in the Loop. This photo is from 1960, State Street, Chicago.
Lincoln’s funeral procession making it’s way toward the courthouse, 1865, Chicago.
The Meat Cutters’ Union walking in the Labor Day Parade, 1908, Chicago.
View down State St. during the parade welcoming the Apollo 11 astronauts (including Neil Armstrong) after their historic lunar mission, 1969.
Chicago Tribune Archival Photo
Parade moving south on Michigan Ave, 1939, Chicago.
Onlookers watching the Bud Billiken Parade, 1947, Chicago. Wayne Miller.
Neighborhood parade on Belmont (looking east), between Leavitt and Hoyne, 1950, Chicago.
Artillery parade on Michigan Ave at 13th Street, 1892, Chicago.
Ticker tape parade honoring Howard Hughes who had just flown around the world, 1938, Chicago.
Parade honoring the Bremen Flyers, the crew of the first east to west transatlantic flight, 1928, Chicago.
The first Mayor Daley marching in Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, c.1959. Yes, that’s snow on the ground. What a contrast to our 80 degree weather today!
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