Granite City 1926. 30th Anniversary of Chinese Revolution. Waukegan & Shabbona Centennials. Wobblies. Courtesy Busy Beaver Museum.
Merc & CBOT Welcome Gorby (courtesy Busy Beaver Museum)
This author worked on several of the annual "Kup's Purple Heart Cruises", including an infamous cruise in which 700 vets were loaded on 2 Material Services gravel barges and floated up the River.
Speaking of the River: Friends of the Chicago River Flatwater Classic Paddle & Pedal, August 13, 2006. A great annual event which raised awareness of the River's of the recreational value long before Riverwalk.
Mort Sahl (a big impact on this author's comedic sense) at Mister Kelly's. Houby Fest, Century of Progress, Rock Against Racism, Take Back the Night, ERA, Sinatra & St. Patrick's buttons courtesy Busy Beaver Museum
Illinois Delegation at '92 RNC