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1870 Advertisement in the Chicago Tribune
From its beginnings in 1847, the newspaper pledged to be a good citizen and an active participant in the life of Chicago. The Tribune was also a standard-bearer for innovative journalism. During the paper's formative years, the Tribune was a leading…

Transcript of an oral history interview- Edo J. Belli interviewed by Betty J. Blum. The original interview was done on November 3, 1983 at the Belli & Belli office in Chicago Illinois. It was published in 2005.
Video taken in 1933 of the Paris pavilion at the Century of Progress World's Fair exposition in Chicago

A music video for the song Angels, by Chance the Rapper featuring Saba, from Chance's latest album Coloring Book.

First page of the sheet music for song titled, "The Avenues of Chicago"

Richard A. Chase painting of boat passing the Merchandise Mart, circa 1935.jpg
Painting shows a large vessel towed by a steam tug, moving under the upraised Franklin-Orleans St. bridge; the southwest corner of the Merchandise Mart ( a commercial building located in the downtown Loop that opened in 1930) on the right. Small…

An architectural summary of the Rookery Building, a historical skyscraper in the Loop.

Typewritten schedule for Chicago's first Gay Pride Week running June 19-28, 1970, sponsored by Chicago Gay Liberation. Activities on schedule include dances, workshops, study groups, dinners, musical performances, camping, and rallies.

Hotel Showgirl Polly Parrot serves two ogling men drinks at Chicago's Edgewater Beach Hotel on February 2, 1944.
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