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Photograph of gay rights rally

Photograph of gay rights rally

Photograph of a gay rights rally in Daley Plaza in 1986. The protestors fought and won the passage...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Strikers

Strikers

Photograph of two servicemen during the Pullman Porter Strike, c. 1894. While these men were not...

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Mural from Gold Coast bar

Mural from Gold Coast bar

Oil Painting Mural from Gold Coast bar, 1973, by Dom “Etienne” Orejudos. The Gold Coast bar opened...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

1,967 views / 9 favorites

 
Map of the South Side Levee, 1910

Map of the South Side Levee, 1910

The Levee vice district, with its "sporting clubs" of all sorts, included many sexual...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Salute to LGBT Veterans

Salute to LGBT Veterans

Salute to LGBT Veterans at the Daley Plaza on August 5th, 2009.

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Pearl Hart

Pearl Hart

Pearl Hart was a prominent civil rights attorney in Chicago who helped protect the rights of immigrants, prostitutes, and LGBT men and women.

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Bronzeville’s female impersonators

Bronzeville’s female impersonators

Popular in the 1930s and 1940s at places like the Cabin Inn and Joe’s DeLuxe, these...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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A caricature of Dr. Mary Walker

A caricature of Dr. Mary Walker

An 1890 oil painting of the nationally known Dr. Mary Walker, a female army surgeon in the Civil...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Carlos Lopez

Carlos Lopez

Photograph of Carlos Lopez standing in front of Horizons Community Services in 1994. Horizons...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Caricature of George Ade and Orson Collins Wells

Caricature of George Ade and Orson Collins Wells

Painting of George Ade and Orson Collins Wells by William Herman Schmedtgen, 1912....

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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John at "Gay Damen"

John at "Gay Damen"

Photo by Seth Morrison in 1994 of John Pizano in front of a Pilsen building where John used to hang out with his gay friends.

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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Two men on a trolley

Two men on a trolley

Entitled "Laying Bare Their Private Lives" (c. 1910), this drawing by John T. McCutcheon...

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

1,652 views / 3 favorites

 
Cartoon of The Levee District

Cartoon of The Levee District

This cartoon of the Levee District by John McCutcheon shows same sex pairs and debauchery in Chicago's vice district.

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Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011

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OUT Opening

OUT Opening

Dykes on Bikes gather in front of the Chicago History Museum, May 2011. Debby Rijos,...

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Uploaded on Aug 19, 2011

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