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wayne miller - Chicagos-South-Side-1946

Calumet 412 is sad to announce that iconic Chicago photographer Wayne F. Miller passed away yesterday at the age of Many of Miller’s amazing photographs, documenting life on Chicago’s South Side.

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Wayne Miller - After the war, Miller won two consecutive Guggenheim Fellowships

ACF Brill Bus.

This new ACF-Brill Bus was one of many put into service in CTA's earliest days. This photo shows a bus on the Kimball route at Kimball/Wrightwood. They were used largely on North Side routes like the Foster and Kimball routes.

July 1936. "Old-time Negro living on a cotton patch near Vicksburg, Mississippi."

July "Old-time Negro living on a cotton patch near Vicksburg, Mississippi." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon circa 1930's. This hilarious image was taken at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois,1931. Believed to be the longest recorded dance marathon in history. This particular contest began on August 29th 1929, and didn’t stop until April 1st 1931!  Mike Ritof and Edith Boudreaux claimed first prize of $ 2,000 cash, and the marathon record. Unbelievably they danced for a total of 5,152 hours and 48 minutes!

Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon, ca. Dance marathons started as a popular fad in the and when organized dance endurance contests attracted people to compete to achieve fame or win monetary prizes.

Верушка, то-модель немецкого происхождения, муза Антониони и Дали./Veruschka , the model of German origin , the muse of Antonioni and Dali .

Veruschka Von Lehndorff Photo Richard Avedon Veruschka, dress by Bill Blass, New York, January 1967 Photo Richard Avedon

Bud Billiken Day Parade

Members of Chicago’s South Side community line a portion of Dr. Drive to watch the Bud Billiken Day Parade, August Hundreds of thousands turn out to watch and take part in the.

Muhammad Ali Oyster Fashion: 'Supper Club' Shot by Chris Kontos

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life” ― Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.