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End of the houseboat Vamoose
Photograph shows the houseboat Vamoose as it was burned by orders of Chicago officials in 1928. The houseboat belonged to "Ma" Streeter, also known as Elma Lockwood Streeter. Her husband, George Wellington Streeter, was a central force in a forty-year real estate argument regarding Streeterville in Chicago.
5.4 x 9.8 cm
black and white
- Streeter, Elma Lockwood--Homes & haunts--Illinois--Chicago
- Vamoose (Houseboat)
- still image
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- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Sunday Tribune (September 5, 1937), Graphic Section, p. 4
- Chicago Tribune (Firm)