Mexican Boy Scouts, Chicago IL. Photo dated June 11, 1963.
Plane Over 55th Cicero Midway Airport. Photo is dated Jan 17, 1956
Crowds Relaxing Between Trains . Chicago IL Photo dated Aug 19, 1947.
Photo of Wheaton IL Train Station Wheaton Cen. Photo is dated 12/29/73.
Aerial View of Hinsdale IL., 1955
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.
An aerial of the housing project on the southwest border of DesPlaines, Illinois. The photo was taken on September 8, 1954.
Crystal Lake, Illinois. Piggly Wiggly grocery store restored to normal a year after the devastating tornadoes that swept through Crystal Lake in 1965. The photo was taken on March 29, 1966.The overall Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1965 involved 47 tornadoes (15 significant, 17 violent, 21 killers) hitting the Midwest. It was the second biggest […]
Hometown, Illinois after an election party at Palos Hills Country Club, May 3, 1961. Pictured (back row) are Pastor Ira Hall, Mrs. Florence Hynes, Mrs. Frank Hynes (Mayor of Hometown), Joseph Merrion, Rev. P. J. Ronayne, Mae Randle, Edward Eckert, Mrs. Edward Eckhert, Toby Anderson and Mrs. Toby Anderson.
Black Hawk’s great-grandson Jess Kakaque & wife Jesse Kakaque, great-grandson of Black Hawk Logan Kakaque, great-grandson of Black Hawk Great grandson of Black Hawk = Jesse Ka-ka-que and wife Jesse Kakaque, great-grandson of Black Hawk
C.B.+ Q wreck -last coach o No. 11 Telescoped by Diesel of 39 Naperville, IL. 1946
TWO YOUTHS IN UPTOWN, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, A NEIGHBORHOOD OF POOR WHITE SOUTHERNERS. THE INNER CITY TODAY IS AN ABSOLUTE CONTRADICTION TO THE MAIN STREAM AMERICA OF GAS STATIONS EXPRESSWAYS, SHOPPING CENTERS AND TRACT HOMES. IT IS POPULATED BY BLACKS, LATINS AND THE WHITE POOR. SOME OF THE BEST AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE SURVIVES IN HER “WORST” NEIGHBORHOODS, […]
CHA Housing Project,Cabrini Extension.
Evangelist preaching sermon. Pentecostal church, Cambria, Illinois. January, 1939
“THE FRUIT OF ISLAM”, A SPECIAL GROUP OF BODYGUARDS FOR MUSLIM LEADER ELIJAH MUHAMMAD, SIT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PLATFORM WHILE HE DELIVERS HIS ANNUAL SAVIOR’S DAY MESSAGE IN CHICAGO. THE CITY IS HEADQUARTERS FOR THE BLACK MUSLIMS. THEIR $75 MILLION EMPIRE INCLUDES A MOSQUE, NEWSPAPER, UNIVERSITY, RESTAURANTS, REAL ESTATE BANK AND VARIETY OF […]