Archive for December 2010

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – EXHIBIT SUPPLY COMPANY – ARCADE CARD – PIN-UP – WOMAN IN WRAP SITTING WITH HANDS CROSSED – BLUISH – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MAN BURNING LEAVES AT CURB – WOODLAWN AVE – HOW I REMEMBER THIS CUSTOM – THE AUTUMN AIR WAS FULL OF THE SCENT – NOTE TRIMMED CATALPA TREE A COMMON DECORATIVE ELEMENT FOR APARTMENT BUILDINGS – 1948   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WATER FILTRATION PLANT – 79TH AND THE LAKE – PARKED CARS – 1945   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – STEAM ENGINE – LOADING COAL   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – STEAM ENGINE – ALONGSIDE FUTURISTIC RAILPLANE – SEPIA – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NIELSEN’S RESTAURANT – 7830 S WESTERN – FROM STREET – PARKED CAR – 1956   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKE MICHIGAN – SUN RISE – ICEBERGS WE LOVED TO CLIMB IN WINTER – THIS IS AT 49TH STREET – 1960   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SUN-TIMES DELIVERY TRUCK IN SUN-TIMES PLAZA – 1961   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GROUP OF COCKTAIL WAITRESSES IN NEW COSTUMES – SHERATON HOTEL – NEW HORIZON ROOM – 1948   1 comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – DE MET’S RESTAURANT – AD FOR DE MET’S CANDIES   Leave a comment

Posted December 27, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GLENWOOD AND ROSEMONT AVES – APARTMENT BUILDING – SEPIA – 1914   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CLUB EL BIANCO – BAR FEATURED – 1953   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HARING’S RESTAURANT – 6 E MONROE – STATE AND MONROE – ROMANTIC CARTOON – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – LOOKING WEST – FROM MICHIGAN AVE BRIDGE – AERIAL – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – JOHN BULL ENGINE – PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD – COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAFFIC COP – 1954   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – JIMMY MORRIS CLASSIC BAR – 9100 S ASHLAND   Leave a comment

Posted December 18, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – THE GREAT CHRISTMAS TREE – THE WALNUT ROOM – 1930s   2 comments

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – NIGHT SCENE ON STATE STREET – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – NEW ESCALATORS – 1938   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – NARCISSUS FOUNTAIN – SEVENTH FLOOR NORTH WABASH – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – MAIN AISLE STATE STREET – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – JEWELRY SECTION – FIRST FLOOR SOUTH WABASH – SEPIA – NICE VERSION – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NAVY PIER – AS UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS – PARKING – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GRAEMERE HOTEL – GLASS HOUSE COCKTAIL LOUNGE – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DOWNTOWN – AERIAL – RIVER AND LOOP – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY – GILPIN LIBRARY – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – DAIRY PARADE – SANTA FE MINIATURE TRAIN – 1956   Leave a comment

Posted December 17, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – AERIAL – FLAGS OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES – CARS – BUSES – SIGNS – LATE 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MONADNOCK BUILDING RESTAURANT – 95 E VAN BUREN – INTERIOR – TABLES FOR LADIES – c 1910   2 comments

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LA TOUR CAFE FRANCAIS – ATOP OUTER DRIVE EAST APARTMENTS – OUTER DRIVE AT RANDOLPH – 1960s   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CINERAMA AD – SECOND MOVIE – EITEL PALACE THEATER – RANDOLPH AND LASALLE – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS – CLOSING DAY SOUVENIR – OCT 31 1934   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ARCADE CARD – BURR TILLSTROM – CREATOR OF KUKLA FRAN AND OLLIE – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ALEXANDRIA HOTEL – RUSH AT OHIO – 3 IMAGES – LOBBY – ROOM – LOUNGE – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAIT – YOUNG VICTORIAN WOMAN – BEADS IN HER HAIR   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAIT – YOUNG VICTORIAN WOMAN – FULL LENGTH COAT AND HAT – MORRISON STUDIO IN HAYMARKET THEATRE BUILDING – 161 W MADISON   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAIT – YOUNG VICTORIAN WOMAN – LACE AROUND HER NECK – SMITH STUDIO   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STUDIO PORTRAIT – YOUNG VICTORIAN WOMAN – VELVET DRESS WITH BALLOON SLEEVES – SIEGEL-COOPER – DEPARTMENT STORE WHOSE BUILDING BECAME SEARS   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – STEAM ENGINE – CENTRAL STATION – 1939   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – STEAM ENGINE – SITTING IN YARD WITH EXTRA WHEEL ASSEMBLIES   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET QUEEN CONTESTANTS – 1958   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – DECORATED FOR CHRISTMAS – FROM NEAR CHICAGO THEATER LOOKING SOUTH – AERIAL – BUSES – STREETCARS – 1939   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – DECORATED FOR CHRISTMAS – 1930s   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – OLD TOWN ART FESTIVAL – BIG CROWD – 1954   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – NEWSBOYS – CHICAGO SUN TRUCK – 1942   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO YACHT CLUB – BELMONT HARBOR LOCATION – 1945   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARSON’S PRIME RIB RESTAURANT – 6162 N BROADWAY – STREET VIEW – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – VILLANI BROTHERS’ TIC TOC LOUNGE – 178 W RANDOLPH   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – TRIANGLE RESTAURANTS – 57 W RANDOLPH – SIX OTHER LOCATIONS – TOFFENETTI’S BEFORE NAME CHANGED   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – NIELSON’S RESTAURANT – 7330 W NORTH AVE   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – IRELAND’S SEA FOOD RESTAURANT – 634 CLARK   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BAMBU CLUB – 936 RUSH   Leave a comment

Posted December 16, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – BEFORE OR AFTER CHRISTMAS PARADE – 1951   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WOODLAWN AVE – NORTH FROM 58TH STREET – SEPIA – 1915   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JACKSON BLVD AND TURNER AVE – APARTMENT BUILDING – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FISHER BUILDING – STREETCARS – ELEVATED – CARRIAGES – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COMMUTER TRAIN ON ILLINOIS CENTRAL TRACKS – PEOPLE COMING UP STAIRS – ART INSTITUTE IN BACKGROUND – THE MEN’S BOWLERS AND THE RED TRAIN GIVE AN APPEARANCE OF LONDON – 1913   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS – SKYRIDE – INTERIOR AND OUTSIDE PANORAMA – 1933   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BOWMANVILLE BANK – LINCOLN LAWRENCE AND WESTERN – CARS PARKED – PEDESTRIANS   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STEAM TRAIN ON EVANSTON AVE – THERE WAS ALSO ONE ON COTTAGE GROVE AND ON 55TH LATER – 1864   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION – THE AXEL FOR THE FERRIS WHEEL – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION – AERIAL VIEW ALONG LAKESHORE – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STERLING TRUCKS – BLUE ROCK BEVERAGES – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SENN HIGH SCHOOL – SOFTBALL GAME IN COURTYARD – 1939   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKEFRONT – NORTH SIDE – TWO MEN WALKING – 1936   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – THE CABLE BUILDING – ELEVATED STRUCTURE   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKEFRONT – STORM – NOT TOO OLD JUDGING BY BUILDINGS   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TERMINAL BARBER SHOP – IN THE MERCHANDISE MART – INTERIOR – CUSTOMERS AND BARBERS – 1941   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SOUTH WATER STREET MARKET – AT 15TH – AERIAL – TRUCKS LINED UP – TRAIN TRACKS TO LEFT – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TWO YOUNG WOMEN STUDENTS IN SNOW – BRUSHING OFF CAR – THE CLOTHES AND THE WAY OF CARRYING BOOKS ARE ICONIC OF THE TIME – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – KAY MARTIN SHOP – 2545 W DEVON – INSIDE – CLERK SERVING CUSTOMER – NOTE THE HAIRDOS – THE CLERK’S RESEMBLES A PILLBOX HAT – THE CUSTOMER’S RESEMBLES A NAUTILUS SHELL – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CROWD TO SEE QUEEN ELIZABETH II RIDE BY – QUEEN CAME TO CHICAGO FOR OPENING OF ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY – 1959   Leave a comment

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Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT – HOOK AND LADDER TRUCK – 1950   1 comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BLACK CHILDREN LINED UP FOR SHOW – ALL DRESSED UP – COLORIZED – 1941   Leave a comment

Posted December 15, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – KLAS’ RESTAURANT – 5734 W CERMAK ROAD – INTERIOR – BAR – INSET OF OWNER   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PHELPS AND PHELPS RESTAURANT AND TEA ROOM – 6324 WOODLAWN – 1423 E 63RD – MULTI-IMAGE – 1933   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MOTHER CABRINI CHURCH – SOUTH SACRAMENTO BLVD – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WABASH AVE – NEW STREET LIGHTS – I REMEMBER THEM GOING UP IN NEIGHBORHOODS AS A BOY – SEVERAL SIGNS INCLUDING LANE BRYANT – 1953   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO – SEPIA – 1889   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – PARADE WITH HOPALONG CASSIDY ON HORSE – POLICE SURROUNDING HIM – STORE SIGNS – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – GOLDBLATT DEPARTMENT STORE – STILL CALLED DAVIS STORE – ENTRANCE AREA – CAR PARKED – 1935   1 comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – CROWD WATCHING PARADE – NEAR CHARLES STEVENS – PERHAPS CHRISTMAS – 1959   1 comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE AND HURON – NOTE FIRE PLUG – GARBAGE BASKET – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STAGECOACH OMNIBUS – ROCKFORD-CHICAGO LINE – VERY EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WISCONSIN STEEL – NOTE E J AND E TRAIN – FROM DISTRICT WATERWAY – 1959   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – NANKIN RESTAURANT – STREET VIEW – 230 N DEARBORN – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ILLINOIS CENTRAL SIGNAL TOWER – AT 43RD STREET – 1896   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK – SNOWY NIGHT – NOTE PRUDENTIAL SIGN – 1963   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – DE KOVAN STREET – MRS O’LEARY OF FIRE FAME LIVED HERE – PARKED CARS – PEOPLE WATCHING – 1950s   1 comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – DAILY NEWS BUILDING – NORTH WESTERN STATION SIGN ON LEFT – BUTLER BROTHERS RIGHT – FROM ACROSS RIVER – 1950   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION – FERRIS WHEEL – MIDWAY PLAISANCE – STEREO IMAGE – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BUS – MAN GETTING OFF IN SNOW – BLATZ BEER SIGN ON BUS – 1959   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – BLACK FOREST RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – BAR NEAR FRONT WINDOW – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – 4575 LAKE PARK AVE – LOUIS SULLIVAN FAMILY HOME – THIS IS JUST A FEW BLOCKS FROM OLD GEORGE HARDING MUSEUM – c1950   1 comment

Posted December 10, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MISS CHICAGO – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted December 9, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STEAMER EAST OF MICHIGAN AVE – GEORGIAN BAY LINE – TWO WORKERS WAVING FROM SHORE – SEPIA – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted December 9, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NAVY PIER – CALLED CHICAGO MUNICIPAL – BANNER – WAVES – PEOPLE ON SHORE – 1918   Leave a comment

Posted December 9, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – SOUTH SIDE RAPID TRANSIT – FIRST TYPE ENGINE FOR ELEVATED – CREW – NOTE CARRIAGE AD PAINTED UPPER RIGHT – 1893   2 comments

Posted December 9, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STREETCAR – MAYBE CABLECAR – CREW – JACKSON PARK – 1892   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MADISON AND OGDEN – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – OGDEN BUILDING – ELEVATED STATION – 1943   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO CUBS AND THEIR MASCOT – STANDS BEHIND – SEPIA – 1908   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE BOULEVARD – CALLED THAT – CARRIAGES – CHURCH – HOMES – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 8, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CURT TEICH – CARTOON – MAN BATHING IN BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN – 1950s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – 12TH AND TROY AVE – SEPIA – 1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JOHNSTONE’S RESTAURANT – FROM ACROSS STREET – 1960s   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – JOHNSTONE’S RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – 1956   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JOHNNY’S STEAKS – 501 S WABASH – INTERIOR – INSET OF OUTSIDE SIGN – 1959   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – JOHNNY’S STEAKS RESTAURANT – OHIO BUIDING – CORNER VIEW – PARKED CAR – 1956   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – JUDD’S RESTAURANT – STREET SCENE – SNOW – PARKED CARS – SIGNS – 1951   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – JIMMY WONG’S RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – BAR – I REMEMBER JIMMY WONG’S AS THE ONLY RESTAURANT I EVER EXPERIENCED THAT ASKED YOU TO LEAVE AS SOON AS YOU WERE THROUGH WITH YOUR FOOD – 1960   Leave a comment

Posted December 8, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – JIMMY WONG’S RESTAURANT – INTERIOR – I REMEMBER JIMMY WONG’S AS THE ONLY RESTAURANT I EVER EXPERIENCED THAT ASKED YOU TO LEAVE AS SOON AS YOU WERE THROUGH WITH YOUR FOOD – 1960   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – IMPERIAL HOUSE RESTAURANT – 50 E WALTON – STREET VIEW – PARKED CAR – STREET LIGHTS – 1956   Leave a comment

Posted December 8, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – IVANHOE RESTAURANT – 3000 N CLARK – THIS WAS A SPEAKEASY DURING PROHIBITION – CORNER VIEW – PARKED CARS – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted December 8, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – DIANA COURT RESTAURANT – 540 N MICHIGAN – 1963   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WHITE CITY AMUSEMENT PARK – ENTRANCE – DRAMATIC LIGHT – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 7, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – FROM MONROE – WINDOW SHOPPERS – STREETCAR – CARRIAGE – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORWALK TRUCKING LINE – TERMINAL – 18TH AND CANAL – DRAWING – AERIAL – c1940   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COMISKEY PARK – FIELD AND PART OF GRAND STAND – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF SORROWS – JACKSON AND ALBANY – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ART INSTITUTE – FOUNTAIN OF THE GREAT LAKES – CLOSE-UP – GREENISH – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNION STATION – TRACKS – EMPTY WITH CLOSING – 1971   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – HIAWATHA – CROWD GATHERED TO SEE THE TRAIN PASS OUTSIDE THE CITY – LINES OF PARKED CARS – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted December 7, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – NEAR MARSHALL FIELD’S – SHOPPING CROWD – AFTER THANKSGIVING – 1970   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – OPEN-AIR STREETCAR – CREW – SEDGEWICK AND GARFIELD SIGN – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK – TREE ARCHWAYS – SNOW – 1977   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – GRANT PARK – LOOKING TOWARDS MICHIGAN AVE – NOTE DRINKING FOUNTAIN THAT WAS COMMON IN CITY   Leave a comment

Posted December 7, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY – PEOPLE WALKING ON MICHIGAN – 1958   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO – MIDWAY PLAISANCE – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTRAL – STREET ACTIVITY – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PALMER HOUSE – DRAWING – STREET ACTIVITY – EARLY   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – PART OF SOUTH SIDE – AERIAL – STOCKYARDS LOWER LEFT – INTERNATIONAL AMPHITHEATER IS LOWER RIGHT – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted December 6, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – WOOD CANDIES   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – SOUTH SHORE LINE – LUNCHEONETTE   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TIP TOP TAP – ALLERTON HOTEL – NICE VERSION – 1948   Leave a comment

Posted December 2, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STRATFORD CAFE – INTERIOR – STRATFORD HOTEL – NICE VERSION – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – HAYMARKET SQUARE – 1906   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO NORTH SHORE AND MILWAUKEE – ELECTROLINER – ON LOOP TRACKS – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STREETCAR – OPEN STYLE – STATE STREET – CREW   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – PARADE WITH TRAIN THEME – NOTE PCC STREETCAR STOPPED BEYOND SMOKE – BIG CROWD – 1948   Leave a comment

Posted December 2, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – AERIAL – BIG CROWDS – CARS – STREETCARS – 1930s   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – KIMBALL AND MILWAUKEE – LOGAN SQUARE – NOTE ANDIES CANDIES JACK LORD WOOLWORTH – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted December 2, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WABASH AVE – ELEVATED TRAIN – WAGON – PEDESTRIANS – NICE BUILDING FACADES – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted December 1, 2010 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNKNOWN STREETCORNER – PEOPLE WAITING FOR BUS – NEWS STAND – DRUG STORE – NOTE GOLDENROD ICE CREAM SIGN – A SCENE WHICH COULD BE FROM MANY NEIGHBORHOODS – 1941   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNKNOWN PARK – WITH MAN STANDING IN SNOW – NIGHT – 1963   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – TWO STEAM ENGINES RUNNING ON TRACKS – 1946   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – STEAM ENGINE ON ROUND TABLE – 1949   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – KALAMAZOO LAKE SHORE AND CHICAGO R R – DIESEL ENGINE   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – INTERNATIONAL LIMITED IN STATION – ULTRA MODERN DESIGNED ENGINE – CHICAGO-MONTREAL RUN – 1938   Leave a comment

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