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Holidays

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Girls dressed for #Easter Sunday, #Chicago, c. #1962. Photograph by Stephen Deutch. ICHi-68472

Chicago History in Pictures, Girls dressed for Easter Sunday, Chicago, c. 1962....

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Crowds outside the Fourth Presbyterian Church for an #Easter parade, Chicago, #1927 DN-0083812

Chicago History in Pictures, Crowds outside the Fourth Presbyterian Church for...

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Children jockey for position at the start of the Chicago Daily News egg hunt, 1926. DN-0080704

Chicago History in Pictures, Children jockey for position at the start of the...

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Mayoral campaign button, Chicago, 1989. ICHi-40488 #StPatricksDay

Chicago History in Pictures, Mayoral campaign button, Chicago, 1989 Want a copy...

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Chicago’s 120th #birthday celebration, March 4, 1953. Featuring (from left) Mayor Richard J. Daley; Joseph L. Block, president of the #Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry; Paul M. Angle, retired director of the Chicago Historical Society; William L. McFetridge, national vice president of the AFL/CIO; and Dr. Benjamin Willis, superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools. Photograph by Berger for the Chicago American.

Chicago History in Pictures, Chicago’s 120th birthday celebration, March 4,...

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Portrait of Ina Korup, and Myrtle Mortenson holding a pumpkin. Korup is wearing the dress cut like the petals of a flower, and Moretenson is wearing the Harlequin print dress, Chicago, November 3, 1916. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc. DN-0067240

A group photo of performers in the WMAQ radio concerts, wearing costumes, December 6, 1924, Chicago Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc. DN-078367

Lillian Singer and Irma Volger, holding a live turkey at South Water Street in the Loop, November 24, 1915. Photograph by Chicago Daily News. DN-0065517 #Thanksgiving #turkey #Chicago #history

Mrs. William E. Dever holding a hatchet and standing next to a turkey in Chicago, Illinois, 1926. Photograph by Chicago Daily News. DN-0080759 #Thanksgiving #Chicago #history #turkey #holiday #food

Effigies dressed as ghosts with crosses around their necks and masks hanging in the corner of a room, c. 1906, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc.DN-004056B #Halloween #Chicago #Ghost

Teddy Ruxpin, Kermit, and friends trick-or-treating in the Loop. c. 1987-1988. Photograph by Thomas Arndt. ICHi-65906 #Chicago #Halloween #Costumes #Trick or Treat

A young trick-or-treater near W. Armitage and N. Halsted St. in Chicago, October 1987. Photograph by Jay King. ICHi-65903 #Halloween #Chicago #Kids #Skeleton

Making cider with a hard press in Chicago, 1920. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc. DN-0072452 #Chicago #Cider #Autumn #Halloween #History

A large pumpkin and some great mustaches, Chicago, November 13, 1902. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc. DN-0000523 #Halloween #Chicago #Pumpkin #Movember

Chicago History in Pictures, A large pumpkin and some great mustaches, Chicago,...

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Anna Blanch Morrow dressed as a witch holding a pumpkin with a scary face, Chicago, November 3, 1916. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc. DN-0067239 #broom #chicago #costume #costume #halloween #history #photograph #photography #pumpkin #witch

Roller skater Harley Davidson wearing roller skates and an American flag colored sash around his waist c. 1907. Photograph from the Chicago Daily News. SDN-005865 #chicago #history #holidays #july4 #american #flag

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Mrs. Margaret McBride and daughters sewing an American flag while sitting on a sofa in a living room in Chicago, Illinois, c. 1917. Photograph from the Chicago Daily News. DN-0069332 #chicago #history #holidays #america #flag #july4

Portrait of Miss Miriam Mooney, a singer from Tennessee, wrapped in an American flag, standing near a low chain barricade at Grant Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, c. 1917. Photograph from the Chicago Daily News. DN-0068632 #chicago #history #holiday #july4 #flag #american

Admiring Chicago’s Christmas tree at Congress and Michigan, January 1, 1960. iChi-i59382. #chicago #history #holidays #christmas

Mailman N. Sorenson poses with his heavy load of Christmas mail and parcels, 1929. DN-0090218. #chicago #history #christmas #holidays

Menorah sculpture in Daley Plaza, December 1993. iChi-65119. #chicago #history #holidays #menorah

Not even Santa Claus could resist the excitement over “Lucky Lindy” and air travel. Here Santa tries out a substitute for his sleigh just months after Charles Lindbergh’s famous 1927 transatlantic flight. iChi-03166. #chicago #history #christmas #holidays #santa

This Hanukkah card was sent to Rabbi Ralph Simon of the Jewish synagogue, Congregation Rodfei Zedek, from Bert and Lucille Leiu, c. 1960-1980. Inside the card reads: Dear Ones, May this Festival of Lights bring a glow of happiness to you and those you love. Hope the year is a good one to be enjoyed in good health. Gratefully, Bert and Lucille Leiu iChi-65115. #chicago #holidays #hanukkah #history

Children and adults check out the latest in toy cars, ca. 1929. DN-0090142. #chicago #history #holidays

A father gives his child a lift to better view the Christmas goodies, c. 1910. iChi-37800. #chicago #history #holidays #christmas