Archive for June 2012

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MISS PHYSICAL FITNESS 1964 – A QUEEN FOR EVERY IMAGINABLE NOTION – LOOKS LIKE THEY POSED HER BY A DEN AT THE ZOO   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – COLUMBUS DAY QUEEN 1978 – A QUEEN FOR EVERY OCASSION   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – LIFEGUARDS SETTING UP CHAIRS FOR ANOTHER SEASON – 1960s   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – STEAM ENGINE 1353 – c1950   Leave a comment

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TOKEN – CHICAGO – COLOSIMO’S RESTAURANT – 2126 S WABASH – ONE DOLLAR IN TRADE – THIS WAS A GANGSTER PLACE   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TOKEN – CHICAGO – ADMIRAL RESTAURANT AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE – 24 DEARBORN – ONE DOLLAR IN TRADE   1 comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BELMONT HARBOR – BOATS WITH SKYLINE – WONDERFUL COZY URBAN ENVIRONMENT – 1944   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – STEAMER EASTLAND – A FEW YEARS LATER THE SHIP SUFFERED A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – M.A. TEMPLETON PORTRAIT OF FASHIONABLE WOMAN – 1909   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PEOPLES GAS LIGHT AND COKE BUILDING – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 30, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HYDE PARK HOTEL – 51ST AND LAKE VIEW – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JEWEL TEA COMPANY – WASHINGTON AND ADA HEAD OFFICE – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL BISMARCK – BERLIN ROOM – INTERIOR – c1910   Leave a comment

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PHOTO COVER – CHICAGO – GARRICK LOUNGE – 58 W RANDOLPH – DOWN BEAT ROOM – 1944   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – WRIGLEY FIELD BASEBALL STADIUM – AERIAL – SURROUNDING “WRIGLEYVILLE” NEIGHBORHOOD   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – WABASH LINE – STEAM ENGINE 2462 – 1940   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – BELT LINE – STEAM ENGINE 150   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – POLICE THREE-WHEELER MOTORCYCLE – ARRIVAL OF NEW FIBRE-GLASS MODELS – 1967   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MR AND MRS RICHARD J DALEY – LEAVING VOTING STATION – ELEANOR WAS A HANDSOME YOUNG WOMAN – 1955   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – WATER TOWER – PALMOLIVE BUILDING – LOOKING N – AERIAL – 1943   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MAYOR RICHARD J DALEY – ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – MAYOR AND OTHER POLITICIANS ALWAYS USED TO MARCH WITH HATS – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CTA KEDZIE YARD – NEW BUSES – FIRST OF NEW FLEET TO RUN ON PROPANE – 1950   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – NORTH PIER – FREIGHTER UNLOADING – 1946   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – 7624 EUCLID AVE – TWO-FLAT BUILDING BEING MOVED 1954   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STUDIO PORTRAINT – BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMAN WITH HAIR BOW – HARRISON AND COOVER STUDIO – CENTRAL MUSIC HALL – STATE AND RANDOLPH – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 28, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STEVENS HOTEL – SEVENTH STREET ENTRANCE – GUESTS AND CAB AND DOORMAN – UNDER LIGHTS – 1930s   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ST BERNARD HOTEL DIEU – ENGLEWOOD – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SQUIRES AND FISHER LUMBER – 80 E JACKSON – WOMAN IN SURF – 1927   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PARK ROYAL HOTEL – 451 W WRIGHTWOOD AVE – BEDROOM AND STUDIO APARTMENTS – WALK-IN KITCHENS – ROOM INTERIOR – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLD’S FAIR – GIGANTIC FOUNTAIN – NIGHT COLORED LIGHTS – 1933-34   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – WINTER – ICE BERGS WE USED TO ENJOY CLIMBING – 1960   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – OAK STREET BEACH – 2 WOMEN RUNNING THROUGH THE WATER – 1965   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – GROUP OF YOUNG PEOPLE RUNNING THROUGH WATER – 1965   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AVE BEACH – DRINKING FOUNTAIN WITH 3 CHILDREN – 2 ARE BLOCKING SPIGOTS TO INCREASE PRESSURE ON THE THIRD – A TRICK PLAYED MANY TIMES THEN – 1965   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – IVANHOE RESTAURANT – COURTYARD FOUNTAIN AND ROCK WALLS – FORMER SPEAKEASY – 1956   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HOTEL LORRAINE – WABASH AVE AND VAN BUREN – 1942   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – DAILY NEWS BUIDING – 2 N RIVERSIDE – CORNERSTONE IS LAID – 1925   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – COLUMBIA LIQUOR STORES – 523 W 63RD – BARREL BEER – PUMPS LOANED FREE – FREE ICE CUBES   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – CENTER THEATRE – LINCOLN AVE AND IRVING PARK BLVD – COOL BY REFRIGERATION – NO INCREASE IN PRICES   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – SANTA MARIA HOTEL – 674 E 63RD STREET – 9 MINUTES FROM WORLD’S FAIR – 1893   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – MURAD CIGARETTES – TURKISH TOBACCOS – CHICAGO BEACH SCENE – DRAWING – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – DRAKE AND BLACKSTONE HOTELS – CARTOON – MAN ON ISLAND WITH RADIO AND BEAUTIFUL MERMAIDS   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO SHERATON HOTEL – MICHIGAN AVE – WHEN NEW – CONVERTED FROM MEDINAH CLUB – 1952   Leave a comment

Posted June 25, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SIEGEL’S BARBECUE RESTAURANTS – MULTI-IMAGE – 83RD AND JEFFREY – 67TH AND WESTERN – 232 W GARFIELD – 1938   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SEEING CHICAGO – EARLY TOURIST BUS FULL OF PEOPLE – DRAWING – 1907   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FIELD MUSEUM AND PART OF LAKEFRONT – AERIAL – 1971   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHINESE MERCHANDISE MART – JAY W. RAPP AND CO – 149 W CERMAK – AKA THE CHINESE EMPORIUM AT ANOTHER TIME   1 comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHINESE EMPORIUM – 149 CERMAK – CHEE WO TANG CO   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS – FITZPATRICK BROTHERS DISPLAY – SCENE CONSTRUCTED OUT OF SOAP AND CLEANING PRODUCTS – 1934   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – AUDITORIUM HOTEL – LOUIS SULLIVAN BUILDING – 1921   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – UNKNOWN STORE WINDOW – MANNEQUINS – REFLECTION IN WINDOW COULD BE MANDEL BROTHERS – 1940   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – DEARBORN BETWEEN JACKSON AND ADAMS – EAST SIDE LOOKING NE – NIGHT – SITE FOR NEW COURTHOUSE – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PAMPHLET – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – EMPLOYEE INFORMATION – LET’S GO TO WORK – 1940   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – CHICAGO – BLACKHAWK RESTAURANT – ARTWORK BY LUDWIG BEMELMANS – AUTHOR OF MADELINE BOOKS – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – NANKIN CHINESE RESTAURANT – 68 W RANDOLPH   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HARRIS RESTAURANT – 3148 IRVING PARK ROAD   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BAVARIAN HOF-BRAU – 304 W NORTH – FRONT   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – BAVARIAN HOF-BRAU – 304 W NORTH – BACK   Leave a comment

Posted June 23, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WILSON BATHING BEACH – HUGE CROWD – CANOES – TINTED – 1920s   1 comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WHITE HOME LAUNDRY – 4892 N CLARK – WAGONS AND HORSES – 1921   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WHIMSEY – LOOK WHAT I FOUND – BABE IN THE WOODS – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – VOGUE SCHOOL OF FASHION ART – 116 S MICHIGAN AVE – COURSE IN DRESS DESIGN – c1930   Leave a comment

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Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET AND MADISON – CROWDS – TROLLEY – WAGONS – MANDEL BROTHERS ON RIGHT – c1920   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING N FROM RANDOLPH – MANY SIGNS – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STATE AND RANDOLPH – LOOKING NE – MARSHALL FIELD ON RIGHT – WALGREENS – ZENITH STORE – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ST CLAIR HOTEL-APARTMENTS – 3 INTERIORS – 1920s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RIVERVIEW PARK – MERRY-GO-ROUND – NOTE ARCADE ON LEFT – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RIVERVIEW PARK – CONCERT GARDEN – RESEMBLES A RENOIR SCENE – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PARADISE MOVIE PALACE – CRAWFORD AVE NEAR WASHINGTON BLVD – THE YEAR IT OPENED – 1929   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – PALMER HOUSE HOTEL – TOWN AND COUNTRY COCKTAIL LOUNGE   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NORTH SHORE BEACH – NOT IDENTIFIED – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HOTEL PLANTERS – 19 N CLARK – 3 INTERIOR IMAGES ANDSTREET VIEW – REASONABLE RATES – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CORT THEATRE – STREET VIEW – RICHARD CARLE IN JUMPING JUPITER – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COLISEUM – SUMMER GARDEN – HUGE CROWD – c1910   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COLISEUM – HUGE CROWD – LINE OF STREET CARS – 1914   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CLARENDON MUNICIPAL BATHING BEACH – CLARENDON AND SUNNYSIDE – HUGE CROWD – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO RIVER – PART OF SKYLINE – MARINA CITY – AERIAL – LOOKING W – MID 1960s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CARSON PIRIE SCOTT DEPARTMENT STORE – STREET LEVEL – MAIN AISLE – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – c1960   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BISMARCK HOTEL – ENTRANCE AREA – TAXIS – 1950s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ADLER PLANETARIUM PROMONTORY – c1950   Leave a comment

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BOOK COVER – CHICAGO – ANTOINETTE POPE SCHOOL CANDY BOOK – ANTOINETTE AND FRANCOIS POPE – FRANCOIS HAD AN EARLY LOCAL COOKING TV SHOW IN THE 1950s -1947   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

BOOK COVER – CHICAGO – ELGO PLASTICS – 1809 WARNER AVE – AMERICAN PLASTIC BRICKS MANUAL – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PAMPHLET – CHICAGO – PLASTIC BLOCK CITY INC – 4225 W LAKE STREET – 1950s   Leave a comment

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BOOK COVER – CHICAGO – BLOCK CITY MANUAL – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted June 20, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – YWCA BUILDING – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 19, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – NEW YORK CENTRAL – INSPECTION ENGINE NAMED CHICAGO – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – CHICAGO CIRCLE CAMPUS OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS – BEAUTIFUL MODERN STAIRWAY WITH ARTISTIC LIGHTING – 1966   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HILLMAN’S FOOD STORE (AKA STOP AND SHOP) – 28 W WASHINGTON – GOING OUT OF BUSINESS AFTER MORE THAN 55 YEARS – 1983   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – HOME DESIGNED BY LOUIS SULLIVAN – 4575 S LAKE PARK – ABOUT TO BE RAZED – 1964   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – LAKE POINT TOWER – 505 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE – WINDOW WASHING – THEN WORLD’S TALLEST RESIDENTIAL BUILDING AT 70 FLOORS – BASED ON A MIES VAN DER ROHE IDEA – 1968   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH CHICAGO FIRE STATION – 1942   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – STATE STREET – LOOKING N FROM MADISON – LEFT IS BOSTON STORE – RIGHT SIDE IS MANDEL BROTHERS – HUGE CROWD – 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – UNION LEAGUE CLUB – MAIN DINING ROOM – 6TH FLOOR – 1959   Leave a comment

Posted June 18, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – BEAUTY QUEEN – MISS COLD POTATO RECEIVING HER PRIZE – HERE SURELY IS THE RECORD SILLY TITLE FOR CHICAGO BEAUTY QUEENS AND THE RECORD SILLY PRESENTATION – 1966   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – NORTH AND WELLS – METER MAID WRITING PARKING TICKET – 1966   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – SALVATION ARMY – CADET PLAYING TAMBOURINE IN PARADE ON MICHIGAN AVE AT SOUTH WATER – THESE UNIFORMS WERE A COMMON SIGHT IN THE CHICAGO OF THE 1950-60s – 1962   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – FIGARO’S LOUNGE – 7 E OAK – 1985   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – MCCORMICK PLACE – THE ORIGINAL – CARS PARKED FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW – THE ORIGINAL WAS A TRULY UGLY BUILDING AND ITS BURNING DOWN LATER WAS SOMETHING OF A BLESSING – 1961   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WENTWORTH AVE – STREETCAR – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE BROILER RESTAURANT – 2511 S MICHIGAN   Leave a comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MANLEY’S RESTAURANT – 2300 S STATE – 8 COURSE DINNER   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HUTCHESON RESTAURANT – 546 W MADISON – CHILI   1 comment

Posted June 17, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WRIGLEY FIELD – AERIAL – DRAWING – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WILLOUGHBY TOWER AND MONGOMERY WARD TOWER – MICHIGAN AND MADISON – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WASHINGTON PARK RACE TRACK – HUGE CROWD – TINTED – 1906   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – SPIRIT OF 1776 – STREAMLINED DIESEL ENGINE – 1948   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – NYC STREAMLINED STEAM ENGINE – LASALLE STREET STATION – BOARD OF TRADE IN BACKGROUND – c1940   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN – GREEN BAY DEPOT – STEAM ENGINE 1095 – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – STRATFORD HOTEL – CORNER VIEW – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – SHEDD AQUARIUM AND SURROUNDINGS – AERIAL – c1960   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – REGAN’S RESTAURANT – 6400 W NORTH AVE – STREET VIEW – INTERIOR – c1950   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – RAINBOW BEACH – THEN MANHATTAN – CARS AND CARRIAGES PULLED UP – CROWD ON BEACH – STREETCAR TRACKS – 1916   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – POLICE DEPARTMENT PARADE – NOTE THE GIANT SETS OF MEDALS – EARLY   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – NAVY PIER – SHIPS UNLOADING – BOY WATCHING – NOTE RAIL CARS – 1950s   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MILWAUKEE AVE – NEAR ASHLAND – AERIAL – 1913   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN BLVD – LOOKING S – TINTED TO RESEMBLE NIGHT – 1938   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MENTOR BUILDING – 39 S STATE – AT MONROE – NOTE HUYLERS CANDIES AND ICE CREAM SIGN – 1912   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MARSHALL FIELD DEPARTMENT STORE – STATE STREET AISLE – 358 FEET – SEASONAL DECORATIONS – NOTE BEAUTIFUL CASES – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LINCOLN PARK – GRANT MONUMENT AND LAGOON – GROUPS ROWING – NOTE TRAIN ON FAR SIDE – 1923   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – LEKKO SOAP COMPANY – 29 E LAKE – SCOURING POWDER – 1911   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – HULL HOUSE COOKING CLASS – LATER REPRODUCTION – ORIGINAL 1920   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – GREEK MEN ROASTING LAMBS – HULL HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD – LATER RE-ISSUE – ORIGINAL 1920s   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – ELLIS AVE – N OF 44TH STREET – HOMES AND APARTMENTS – c1910   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – DOUGLAS PARK – PERGOLA – 1916   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COMISKEY PARK – HUGE CROWD WATCHING GAME – c1940   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – COMISKEY PARK – ENTRANCE AREA STREET VIEW – 2 POLICEMEN – 1950s   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO DAILY NEWS AND CIVIC OPERA BUILDINGS – c1930   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CHICAGO ATHLETIC CLUB BUILDING – MICHIGAN AVE – 1907   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – CENTURY OF PROGRESS WORLDS FAIR – GOOD YEAR BLIMP LANDING FIELD – 1934   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BOWMAN DAIRY COMPANY – BUTTER AND EGGS – DELIVERY WAGON – 1912   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – BASEBALL PARKS – COMISKEY AND WRIGLEY – HUGE CROWDS – 1938   Leave a comment

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POSTCARD – CHICAGO – THOMPSON HATS – 72 WABASH AVE – ESTABLISHED 1891 – DRAWING OF WOMAN IN HUGE HAT – EARLY   Leave a comment

Posted June 14, 2012 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRIBUNE TOWER AND NORTH MICHIGAN AVE – NOTE SIGNS – c1950   1 comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – CARL SANDBURG VILLAGE – NORTH LASALLE DIVISION AND ALLEY BETWEEN CLARK AND DEARBORN – 1967   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N – BUS STOP FOR ROUTE 3 BUS – NOTE ILLINOIS CENTRAL ENTRANCE ON LEFT – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – MICHIGAN AVE – LOOKING N – BUS STOP FOR ROUTE 2 BUS – NOTE ILLINOIS CENTRAL ENTRANCE ON LEFT – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – ILLINOIS CENTRAL ELECTRIC – VAN BUREN STATION – NICE BACKGROUND OF MICHIGAN AVE BUILDINGS – MOBIL SIGN – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – ILLINOIS CENTRAL ELECTRIC – ROOSEVELT ROAD STATION PLATFORM – FREIGHT TRAIN TO EAST – BACKGROUND BUILDINGS INCLUDE PRUDENTIAL – 1961   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – TRAIN – CTA RAPID TRANSIT – DES PLAINES AVE STATION – 1961   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED TRAIN – RAVENSWOOD LINE – LOOKING NORTH – 1957   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED TRAIN – INDIANA AVE STATION – AERIAL – NOTE TRAIN IN DISTANCE TURNING – 1957   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED TRAIN – DOUGLAS PARK LINE – A TRAIN – BERWYN CICERO STATION – 1958   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED – RAVENSWOOD TRAIN AT KIMBALL LAWRENCE STATION – 1962   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – ELEVATED – RAVENSWOOD LINE – STATION ON CURVE – 1957   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – CHICAGO – BUS NEAR TRANSIT STATION – 17 ROUTE – BRAUMEISTER BEER AD – 1961   Leave a comment

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MENU – CHICAGO – TRAIN – BURLINGTON – CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR – CHILDREN’S MENU – 1960s   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – WHITE WAY RESTAURANT – LAKE PARK AT 53RD – BERGHOFF BEER   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – THE ROYAL RESTAURANT – 3905 COTTAGE GROVE   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – MEXICAN JOE’S CHILE PARLOR – TAMALES – CIGARS – 1802 S STATE – NOTE SPELLING OF CHILI   Leave a comment

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MATCHBOOK – CHICAGO – HELBACH’S RESTAURANT – 2100 IRVING PARK ROAD – OLD TIMES BEER   Leave a comment

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