Looking northwest from Lake St. & Cuyler Ave., 1896Looking northwest from Lake St. & Cuyler Ave., 1896Taken from the top of the old powerhouse smokestack

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November 20, 2016 - The photo shown here is of Lake Street in Downtown Oak Park. Photographer Fred G. Wright took this picture in 1933. It’s...
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"A picture is usually looked at-- seldom looked into."  – Ansel Adams

Our blog looks into photographs from the collection of the Oak Park River Forest Museum to tell some of the stories behind the pictures. We'll also announce additions to our online photo store and share news about the Museum's photo archives here.

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