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Armistice Day at State and Madison

Armistice Day at State and Madison

Looking west on Madison Street at the McVickers Theater at 25 West Madison. Over one million people people crowded into the Loop. Many defied quarrantines for Spanish Influenza in their neighborhoods so they would not miss the celebration.

According to a British writer, of all the cities in the world, Chicago set the standard for rowdiness in one 24-hour period.

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