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  1. Jardine Water Filtration Plant, 1967. The top of the Carbon and Carbide Building is in the foreground. 

    Jardine Water Filtration Plant, 1967. The top of the Carbon and Carbide Building is in the foreground. 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:02pm  /  6 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1967 Chicago River
  2. A river barge floats past Wolf Point, 1967. 

    A river barge floats past Wolf Point, 1967. 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:06pm  /  7 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History Chicago River Wolf Point 1967
  3. Lake Shore Drive s-curve, 1967

    Lake Shore Drive s-curve, 1967

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:01pm  /  5 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago River Lake Shore Drive Chicago History 1967 Navy Pier Lakefront
  4. Looking east along Randolph towards the lake, 1967. Future site of Millennium Park and Maggie Daley Park on right. 

    Looking east along Randolph towards the lake, 1967. Future site of Millennium Park and Maggie Daley Park on right. 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:44pm  /  8 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1967 Grant Park Millennium Park Lake Shore Drive Lakefront
  5. Looking southwest towards Grant Park and the lake, 1967. 

    Looking southwest towards Grant Park and the lake, 1967. 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:16pm  /  2 notes  /  Source: collections.carli.illinois.edu

    Chicago Chicago History 1967 Lakefront Grant Park
  6. Chicago Bears team photo at Wrigley Field, 1940. 

    Chicago Bears team photo at Wrigley Field, 1940. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 8:01pm  /  8 notes  /  Source: galleries.apps.chicagotribune.com

    Chicago Chicago History Bears Wrigley Field Stadiums Ballparks 1940
  7. Wrigley Field bleacher bums greet Bears great Gale Sayers, 1967. 

    Wrigley Field bleacher bums greet Bears great Gale Sayers, 1967. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:02pm  /  7 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History Bears Wrigley Field 1967 Stadiums Ballparks
  8. Ten-year-old Bobby Berner takes pictures of Cubs players in the dugout at Wrigley Field, 1948.

    Ten-year-old Bobby Berner takes pictures of Cubs players in the dugout at Wrigley Field, 1948.

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:02pm  /  9 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History 1948 Wrigley Field Cubs Stadiums Ballparks
  9. Ron Santo signs autographs for Cubs fans at Wrigley Field, 1967. 

    Ron Santo signs autographs for Cubs fans at Wrigley Field, 1967. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:01pm  /  4 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History 1967 Wrigley Field Cubs Stadiums Ballparks
  10. Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees strikes out in game 2 of the 1938 World Series at Wrigley Field. 

    Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees strikes out in game 2 of the 1938 World Series at Wrigley Field. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:30pm  /  7 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History 1938 Wrigley Field Cubs Stadiums Ballparks
  11. Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, signs autographs for children at Wrigley Field, c. 1969. 

    Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, signs autographs for children at Wrigley Field, c. 1969. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:01pm  /  9 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History Cubs 1969 Wrigley Field Ballparks Stadiums
  12. George Hallas on the Bears sideline at Wrigley Field c. 1963. 

    George Hallas on the Bears sideline at Wrigley Field c. 1963. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11:02am  /  1 note  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History Bears 1963 Wrigley Field Stadiums Ballparks
  13. Wrigley Field, 1945. 

    Wrigley Field, 1945. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:15am  /  17 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History Wrigley Field Stadiums Ballparks Cubs 1945
  14. Unofficial Cubs mascot Ronnie “Woo-Woo” Wickers, around the time of his rumored disappearance c. 1987. 

    Unofficial Cubs mascot Ronnie “Woo-Woo” Wickers, around the time of his rumored disappearance c. 1987. 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:01am  /  17 notes  /  Source: voices.suntimes.com

    Chicago Chicago History Cubs 1987
  15. George “Papa Bear” Halas after the Chicago Bears won their eighth NFL Championship at Wrigley Field in 1963.

    George “Papa Bear” Halas after the Chicago Bears won their eighth NFL Championship at Wrigley Field in 1963.

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:30am  /  7 notes  /  Source: galleries.apps.chicagotribune.com

    Chicago Chicago History Bears Wrigley Field 1963 Stadiums Ballparks
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