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Unloading rolls of paper from a horse drawn cart. Nov 7th 1903.

[Detail] Unloading rolls of paper from a horse drawn cart. Nov 7th 1903.


Collection Overview

Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933, presents over 55,000 images taken by photographers of the Chicago Daily News from 1902-1933. The images include slice of life images from Chicago and the surrounding community as well as images of noted politicians, sports figures and other prominent figures that visited Chicago. The special presentations include information on the operation of the paper, on the newsboys that worked on the paper and on the development of football and information on reporting done on Native Americans. The Chicago Historical Society developed this collection.

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  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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