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Design Inspiration: 1920's Posters From Chicago

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Today, October 12th, we celebrate the life and times of Ann Petry (October 12, 1908 – April 28, 1997); an African American author who became the first black woman writer with book sales topping a million copies for her novel The Street.

Chicago in 1868 from Schiller Street north side to 12th Street south side. http://www.loc.gov/item/73693350

Panoramic view of Grant Park from 12th Street (Roosevelt) on the left to the Art Institute to the right, 1911, Chicago. Click to enlarge im...

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40 Photos That Give A Window Into Black Life In Chicago In The '70s

"Black Family Enjoying The Summer Weather At Chicago's Street Beach On Lake Michigan." (This photograph was taken by John H. White, August

Goll’s Drugstore, Canal Street and 12th Street (Roosevelt Road) in Chicago. 1870. Arrow points to a fire alarm box that a neighbor of the O’Leary’s attempted to use to notify the CFD in the moments immediately after their barn went ablaze. The owner of the drugstore refused to unlock the box stating that he had already seen a response team headed in the direction of the flames. It would be an hour before anyone was notified of what was happening. Neil Gale Living History of Illinois and…