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Historic Photos of Chicago

Historic Photos of Chicago

Historic Photos of Chicago captures the remarkable journey of the city of broad shoulders and its people through the historic photographs of the Chicago History Museum. From the Great Fire, to the rise of industry, through prohibition, World Wars and into the modern era, Chicago has remained a city... more

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  • ISBN 9781596522558
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

Historic Photos of Chicago captures the remarkable journey of the city of broad shoulders and its people through the historic photographs of the Chicago History Museum. From the Great Fire, to the rise of industry, through prohibition, World Wars and into the modern era, Chicago has remained a city of innovation and resilience. Captions and chapter headings are written by Russell Lewis, Chief Historian for Chicago History Museum. With hundreds of archival photos reproduced in stunning duotone on heavy art paper, this book is an essential addition to any collection of books in Chicago.