Jackson Park Lagoon (1942): A soldier photographs his fiancee. Click photos to enlarge.
Jackson Park Lagoon, 1940.
And at the Beach...
Friends picnic on the South Shore. Click photo to enlarge.
Swimmers, 55th Street (1941). Click photo to enlarge.
Sunbathers on the rocks (1945).
South Shore of Lake Michigan (1941).
End of the War (1945). Click photo to enlarge.
On the left: a 1941 boombox.
More photos by Charles Cushman: Circus in Chicago; San Francisco, 1967; Emmett Lynn; Native Americans, 1940; Vicksburg Mississippi 1959; South Shore of Chicago, summers 1941-42; Fishermen's Wharf; Kids: skipping rope and mowing lawn (1940s); More circus photos; Train Wreck, Naperville (1946);