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Christmas in Chicago by Chicago History Museum, via Flickr

Group of women at the Midwest Horse Show in Chicago, the pinnacle of the African American social scene. 1938

Comiskey Park, Home of the White Sox, 1940s (Chicago Pin of the Day, 3/6/2015).

At the corner store, Chicago, Illinois, 1937

Marshall Field's toy department, 1949. I cannot tell you how much I miss Marshall Field's. Nothing about the original building downtown feels quite as magical as it did before being a Macy's.

Andreas Feininger - Window Shopping on State Street, Chicago, 1941. S)

U.S. "Street scene, South Side Chicago.", 1941 // by Edwin Rosskam for the Resettlement Administration.

The Ray Rayner Show with Cuddly Duddly and Chelveston the Duck. This show was hilarious, Ray Raynor hosted cartoons like Clutch Cargo, Diver Dan and wacky ones from the 1940s. There was a craft segment he never could accomplish. A fun show.