Keesler Field (Keesler Air Force Base)

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This black and white photograph features the Chicago Cityscape of tall buildings as seen from Grant Park. The edge of Buckingham Fountain is seen in the foreground to the right. A sign placed near the fountain's edge reads "Danger Electrically Protected Keep Out."

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Chicago --June 1947

Publication Date

1947

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Chicago, IL

Object Type

image

Format (original)

photograph: b&w

Format (digital)

PDF

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Keesler Field Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Cityscape of Chicago, Illinois with the Edge of Buckingham Fountain in the Foreground

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