Claude Walker | Bicentennial-By-Buttons

 Granite City Convention 1926 Event Button Museum

Centennial Belle Waukegan Event Button Museum

 Centennial Belle Event Button Museum     Meet The Dragon in Chinatown Chicago Button MuseumIndustrial Workers of the World Convention Event Button Museum

Granite City 1926. 30th Anniversary of Chinese Revolution. Waukegan & Shabbona Centennials. Wobblies. Courtesy Busy Beaver Museum.

March 2018Stop Arms RaceLech Walesa in Chicago

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Welcomes Chicago Button Museum Chicago Board of Trade Welcomes Event Button Museum

Merc & CBOT Welcome Gorby (courtesy Busy Beaver Museum) 

Kup 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.

Friends of Chicago River water bottle

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. 

 Chicago Century of Progress Reagan St. Patrick's Day 1981 Chicago Button MuseumRock Against Racism

Chicago Take Back the Night Chicago Button MuseumRatify the ERA March on Chicago Event Button Museum

Mort Sahl Events Button Museum   Frank Sinatra Chicago Stadium Chicago Button Museum Houby fest

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

Morris Corn FestGOP '92 Illinois Delegation at '92 RNC


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