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History Senryū 8 Sep 2015

Winning hearts and minds

Is most effective early

“Pledge of Allegiance”


Inside our museum - Stereoscopes and stereographs

The objects of the week could be seen as the 18oos version of 3D movies at IMAX theatres. Stereoscopes and the accompanying stereographs (stereo view + photographs) were used for entertainment and educational purposes from the 1830’s until the 1920s. 929 more words


Route 66 activities:  CAF’s The Devil in the White City tour

The Chicago Architecture Foundation tours are one of the best things you can do if you‘re visiting the city. In fact, Trip Advisor, the formidable travel website, gives the CAF tours its Certificate of Excellence. 3,065 more words

Route 66

The White City

It’s no secret that I love Chicago. And one of the many events I love about it is the annual Printers Row Book Fair (sure, it’s called the Lit Fest now, but that doesn’t sound as nice, does it?). 1,106 more words

Studio Prints & Posters

Devil in the White City

Larsen, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America. New York: Vintage, 2004.

In February 1890, Chicago won Congress’s approval, over all other US cities, to host the 1893 World’s Fair. 613 more words

Chicago’s Congress Hotel – Marvelous Photographs

Friedman Fine Art presents remarkable contemporary and historical photographs taken by Chicago photographers. The Congress Hotel is a historic Chicago hotel on Michigan Avenue, which was originally built to accommodate visitors to the… 181 more words

Vintage Chicago Photographs