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The Bearded Lady ~K~ I not a big believer in the whole "breaded lady" genre. I am a little suspicious. If you look at 'her' from the nose up 'she' has very masculine features. How easy would it have been for a man to be billed as a "Bearded Lady"

Chicago's Randolph Street, 1900. Check out the cool Sherman House awning and the even cooler building facade to the left of it.

The first Afghan female pilot. Let me repeat, first. Afghan. Female. Pilot. Yeah, its pretty impressive. (And sexism is dumb.)

Vintage Photos 1900 Chicago | ... Pictures/Mansell/Getty Images Trolleys on Randolph Street circa 1900

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The first Ferris wheel by George Ferris. Build by George Ferris and sometimes known as The Chicago Wheel, it opened to the public on June 21, 1893, at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

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Stollwerck's Statue of Germania - Made of 30,000 lbs chocolate - Standing 38 feet high; World's Fair Chicago 1893. John and Jane Adams Trade Card Collection.

Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1888-1969) graduated from the University of Chicago in 1910 and earned a Ph.D. degree from Chicago in 1915. She stayed at the university with an appointment as a research assistant until 1931 because, despite her pioneering work on classification of invertebrates and her publication volume (six major books and over 100 articles), other universities would not hire her because she was Jewish. In 1937 she was appointed as a research associate at the American Museum of Nat...

Bozo the Clown / NYC's Bozo ShowNew York City Local TV Stars. Kids TV wraparound host/ peformer Bill Britten played the World's Most Famous Clown aloing with other comedic characters that he developed for the show. Great history of the show on this site!

Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966