The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Tis an ill wind that blows nobody good

Men shovel snow off of the Michigan Avenue bridge in Chicago, Illinois, at night. The task of shoveling snow from the streets of Chicago after the March blizzard supplied jobs for 40,000 in 1931.


9.8 x 17.8 cm

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