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Celebrity of Technology
State and Madison
Stock Yards, Cattle
Stock Yards, Sheep
Behind the Bright Lights
Century of Progress
Celebrity of Politics
Teddy Roosevelt in Car
Daley Sworn in as Mayor
Daley at Robert Taylor Homes
Florence Scala
MLK Jr. at Soldier Field
Celebrity of Entertainment
Human Fly
Kukla Fran and Ollie
mlk' Place

Martin Luther King, Jr. in Chicago
In 1964, two years before he returned to participate in an open housing campaign, King visited Chicago and spoke at a rally for racial justice, demonstrating his extraordinary abilities to use public media to broaden support for the cause of civil rights.