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Washington Park Club House
Washington Park Club House
TitleWashington Park Club House
DescriptionCaption: "Washington Park Club House, and "Derby Day"[.] The most notable of racing tracks in Chicago is Washington Park, especially famous for its "Derby Day, " usually run some Saturday in June. This event attracts from seventy-five thousand to one hundred thousand people, and the splendid turn-outs of beauty and fashion and gay equipages rival in interest the great racing event itself. The driving park, one of the best in the country, is located at Sixty-first Street and South Park Avenue.""
Date1906
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicago00lhne_raw_0042.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicago00lhne#page/40/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicago00lhne
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameWashington Park Racetrack (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectRacetracks (Horse racing)
Coverage-SpatialWoodlawn (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionBuildings
People
Recreation
Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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