Two men, two women, and two children sitting around a picnic. Chicago, IL, 1900. Photographer unknown.
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Two men, two women, and two children sitting around a picnic. Chicago, IL, 1900. Photographer unknown.

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Waiter serving mini hot dogs to couple at the Pump Room in the Ambassador East Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, April 12, 1955. Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing.
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Waiter serving mini hot dogs to couple at the Pump Room in the Ambassador East Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, April 12, 1955. Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing.

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Two teenage girls drinking soda and eating hot dogs at Promontory Park in Chicago, Illinois, 1947. Photograph by Lil & Al Bloom.
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Two teenage girls drinking soda and eating hot dogs at Promontory Park in Chicago, Illinois, 1947. Photograph by Lil & Al Bloom.

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Jake’s hot dog stand, Chicago, Illinois, 1987. Photograph by Patty Carroll.
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Jake’s hot dog stand, Chicago, Illinois, 1987. Photograph by Patty Carroll.

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Full-length portrait of a girl and a boy holding parcels and wearing tags, standing outdoors, before leaving for summer camp. The Chicago Daily News Fresh-Air Fund may have sponsored the summer camp. Chicago, IL, 1905. Photograph by Chicago Daily News.
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Full-length portrait of a girl and a boy holding parcels and wearing tags, standing outdoors, before leaving for summer camp. The Chicago Daily News Fresh-Air Fund may have sponsored the summer camp. Chicago, IL, 1905. Photograph by Chicago Daily News.

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Felicia Weathers as Renata in “Angel of Fire” at the Lyric Opera. Chicago, Illinois, 1966. Photograph by David H. Fishman.
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Felicia Weathers as Renata in “Angel of Fire” at the Lyric Opera. Chicago, Illinois, 1966. Photograph by David H. Fishman.

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The construction of Weeghman Park (renamed Wrigley Field in 1927).

Top:Weeghman Park under construction, c. 1912-1914. Photograph by Joseph A. Garrity.

Bottom left: Exterior view of Weeghman Park under construction, near Addison Street and Sheffield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, c. 1912-1914. Sign reads: Federal League Base Ball Park. Photograph by Joseph A. Garrity.

Bottom right: Construction of Weeghman Park, Chicago, Illinois, 1914. Photography by Chicago Daily News, Inc.

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Tribley, Julie, and Julie’s boyfriend at 1927 Summerdale. Chicago, IL, 1987. Photograph by Angela Kelly.
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Tribley, Julie, and Julie’s boyfriend at 1927 Summerdale. Chicago, IL, 1987. Photograph by Angela Kelly.

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Portrait of the Demiteros, a Greek American family. Left to right: Angelo, Celia, and Mrs. Demitero. Celia was kidnapped by gypsies in Little Rock, Arkansas, and found in Thornton, Illinois, after eleven months. Chicago, IL. February 26, 1907. Photograph by Chicago Daily News.
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Portrait of the Demiteros, a Greek American family. Left to right: Angelo, Celia, and Mrs. Demitero. Celia was kidnapped by gypsies in Little Rock, Arkansas, and found in Thornton, Illinois, after eleven months. Chicago, IL. February 26, 1907. Photograph by Chicago Daily News.

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Pig Outs hot dog stand in Chicago, 1987. Photograph by Patty Carroll.
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Pig Outs hot dog stand in Chicago, 1987. Photograph by Patty Carroll.

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People inside an ice cream parlor in Chicago, c. 1900. Photographer unknown.
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People inside an ice cream parlor in Chicago, c. 1900. Photographer unknown.

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A family enjoys a picnic on the lakefront at Olive Park. Chicago, IL, c. 1987-1988. Photograph by Thomas Arndt.
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A family enjoys a picnic on the lakefront at Olive Park. Chicago, IL, c. 1987-1988. Photograph by Thomas Arndt.

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As the stock yards and butchering industry grew in Chicago, the city was confronted with an unexpected problem, zombies. Lured from as far as fifty miles by the stench of rotting flesh and city streets running with blood, the living dead proved to be quite a problem in the city until the advent of the elevated train. This fast, reliable, stair-based system of transportation meant that citizens could escape from roving hordes of monsters by simply ascending the stairs of an ‘L’ and being whisked away to a safer part of town. 
Image by Matthew Buchholz.
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As the stock yards and butchering industry grew in Chicago, the city was confronted with an unexpected problem, zombies. Lured from as far as fifty miles by the stench of rotting flesh and city streets running with blood, the living dead proved to be quite a problem in the city until the advent of the elevated train. This fast, reliable, stair-based system of transportation meant that citizens could escape from roving hordes of monsters by simply ascending the stairs of an ‘L’ and being whisked away to a safer part of town. 

Image by Matthew Buchholz.

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Movie actress Lupe Velez, making kisses, 1929, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News. 
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Movie actress Lupe Velez, making kisses, 1929, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News. 

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Man in a doorway, 1962, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Declan Haun. 
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Man in a doorway, 1962, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Declan Haun. 

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