Mayor Daley leads the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on State Street, 1959, Chicago.
Thanks to David Zornig for pointing out the release date of Auntie Mame.
Chicago welcomes General MacArthur with a parade, State Street, 1951, Chicago.
A militia parade marches past the Transportation Building on Chicago Day, Oct 9, 1893, Chicago.
Mayor Jane Byrne greets people along the Gay Pride Parade route on Broadway, 1983, Chicago.
Anti-prohibition parade, 1931, Chicago.
The demands are clear…
Armistice Day, State Street, 1918, Chicago
Old-timer saluting passing soldiers during a Memorial Day parade, Michigan Ave, 1973, Chicago.
Octopus on Wacker, 1967, Chicago. Tom Palazzolo
Crowd gathered at Milwaukee and Evergreen in Wicker Park, marching toward St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 1910, Chicago.
via Polish in America
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
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