Bygone Americana

Watching a high school football game. Chicago, 1946.
By Wayne Miller

Watching a high school football game. Chicago, 1946.

By Wayne Miller

(Source: NPR)

Chicago, 1942.
By Jack Delano

Chicago, 1942.

By Jack Delano

(Source: shorpy.com)

South Side, Chicago, 1941.
By Russell Lee

South Side, Chicago, 1941.

By Russell Lee

(Source: shorpy.com)

Chicago, 1954.
By Fritz Goro

Chicago, 1954.

By Fritz Goro

(Source: images.google.com)

A girl reading Ebony magazine. Chicago, 1947.
By Wayne Miller

A girl reading Ebony magazine. Chicago, 1947.

By Wayne Miller

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Under the El. Chicago, 1940.
By John Vachon

Under the El. Chicago, 1940.

By John Vachon

(Source: shorpy.com)

Chicago, 1954.
By Fritz Goro

Chicago, 1954.

By Fritz Goro

(Source: images.google.com)

The Kim Sisters — a Korean-born singing trio who had some success in the U.S. in the 1960s — watch television. Chicago, 1960.
By Robert W. Kelley

The Kim Sisters — a Korean-born singing trio who had some success in the U.S. in the 1960s — watch television. Chicago, 1960.

By Robert W. Kelley

(Source: TIME)

Chicago, 1954.
By Fritz Goro

Chicago, 1954.

By Fritz Goro

(Source: images.google.com)

Chicago, 1949.
By Ed Clark

Chicago, 1949.

By Ed Clark

(Source: images.google.com)