This bomb shelter is recommended by the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization as the best moderately priced protection for a family against radioactive fallout. Cost would range from $1,000 to $1,500. June 28, 1959.
Elijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was an African-American religious leader, who led the Nation of Islam (NOI) from 1934 until his death in 1975. He was a mentor to Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali, and his son, Warith Deen Mohammed.
Air raid drill at elementary school in Chicago, 1950.
Prison inmates watch TV. Birdwell House of Correction, Chicago, 1960.
Nick Guido Chicago Mobster Hoodlum, 1962.
Chicago mafia hoodlum Frank Ferraro.
Looters on Chicago’s West Side, 1968.
Chicago, Illinois Stockyards, Main Bldg, Schuster & Co Bldg, 1965.
Chicago Illinois Photo Exhibit at Old Orchard Bank. Photo dated Nov 28, 1960.
Black Power rally at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois. Photo is dated 7/10/66.
Chicago woman flees police during school segregation demonstration. Photo is dated Aug 13, 1963.
Elijah Muhammad, Chicago, 1963.
Richard Speck captured the nation’s attention during the summer of 1966 after murdering eight female students who lived together on Chicago’s South Side. Before then, he had been responsible for other acts of violence against his family and others but had a knack for escaping the police. After his killing spree in 1966, a manhunt […]
Chicago’s underground Gay Community, circa 1979. Mr. Leather Contest.
William Brown, a member of the Cobra Stone Rangers who spoke at the meeting at the Chicago avenue police court during a consumers meeting. Photo is dated 07-07-1969.
Graduating nurse, Jean Brandhing, from Barnes Hospital at Michael Reese Hospital, Oct 23, 1950.
Robert Hall Store front door ribbon cutting, Grand Opening in Glenview, Illinois, March 5, 1959.
Newsboys and girls taking scholarship exams at DePaul University, April 18, 1959.
Officers Bob Collins and Bob Perkins looking over bullet holes in Sweets car stopped in the alley in the 1800 block on Madison St, Feb 28, 1962.
Police woman Maude E. Dennis with Genevive Shelton, one of five teenage girls that was involved in a girl gang assault on the north side of Chicago, Dec 7, 1957.
Mexican Boy Scouts, Chicago IL. Photo dated June 11, 1963.
Plane coming in for landing over 63rd & Cicero Midway Chicago.
Bank Guard and retired police officer, Ed Vyzral, shot this hold up man during an attempted robbery at Chicago Savings and Loan on State Street March 18, 1957
Crowds Relaxing Between Trains . Chicago IL Photo dated Aug 19, 1947.
Rotarians in their final meeting in Chicago Stadium, Vice President Richard Nixon speaks to group. June 2, 1955.
Lyons Township High School gym class directed by Miss Margaret Dunlop, PE Instructor, Oct 26, 1959.
Linda Jenness, Socialist Party candidate for President of US, Oct 12, 1971.
Farewell Party for Marlin Perkins on E Jackson Blvd,Peter B Bensinger,Mrs Pierre Blouke,Mrs Marlin Perkins and Marlin leaving Chicago for St Louis,Sept 21 1962
Police woman Maude E Dennis with Genevive Shelton, one of five teen age girls that was involved in the girl gang assault on the north side, Dec 7 1957.
Vietnam veterans march back to the Amphitheatre after bring turned away from Mayor Daleys neighborhood in Chicago. 1972
Aerial View of Evanston IL., 1951
Racial demonstration in front of Chicago Daily News Building, Aug 29 1963.
Chicago “West Side” Race Riots – 1968 The 1968 Chicago riots were sparked by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was shot while standing on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968 at 6:01 pm. Violence and chaos followed, with blacks flooding out […]
Cicero Avenue, Chicago Streets from 1/19/1966.
Franciscan Brother Francis Maciaszik and Stanislaw Pliszeynski in the Home for Refugees and Polish People at 1343 N. California Avenue in Chicago. Brother Maciaszik ran the home and charged contractor Bolek Stelzer with fraud, October 11, 1962.
Tryouts for Playboy bunnies, Playboy Club on E. Walton, as applicants listen to instructions from Joanie and Keith Hefner, Jan 7, 1963.
President Lyndon B Johnson at Dinner for Democratic Party at McCormick Place, April 23, 1964.
Chicago Residents Enjoy Downtown Coastline. September 9, 1979. Beaches closed but that doesn’t stop the crowds from enjoying the coastline.
Harry Truman at Chicago Sun-Times. Former President Harry Truman and members of the Chicago Sun-Times at a luncheon, August 13, 1956 in Chicago.
Ariel View of Oak St. Beach Chicago. Oak Street Beach August 19, 1968. Overhead view of beach almost deserted due to polluted water.
Jaunita Groves, Glen Lloyd and Stella LaRosa have a reunion for the first time in 40 years at the American Indian Conference at Soldier Field. The two women are of the Ute Tribe, Uintah and Ouray Reservation. June 18, 1961.
Lake Calumet Neighborhoods, 1955.