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This 1931 Chicago Gangland Map Could Be Yours…For Only 20,000 English Pounds!

Looking to own a colorful piece of Chicago history? This amazingly intricate and humorous map of Chicago’s 1930s gangland, entitled “A Map of Chicago‚Äôs Gangland from Authentic Sources,” is going on sale this June at a London auction house. The … Continue reading

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Dance ‘Til You Drop: New Vintage Photos of Grueling Dance Marathons Are Sad, Funny, and Everything In Between

Could you dance for 1,437 hours straight? This couple did—and they weren’t the only ones! Starting in 1923 and lasting throughout the Great Depression, dance marathons were a major form of popular entertainment in America, with couples dancing weeks and … Continue reading

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