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German American Bund? Tag 1937 Chicago

Article about: Hello to all! Been a while but I'm seeking information on a recent pickup. I believe I've got a American Bund piece but I'm totally unfamiliar with any pieces related to the organization. Th

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    Quote by Greenhorn View Post
    Ah yes, there's the picture! To think, all the games and concerts I have seen there and didn't realize all this history that passed years before. Thanks for posting the pic. And having grown up here, and working in the LOOP (downtown among the tall buildings) you'd think there would be some talk or evidence of the Bund years. This part of history has been wiped clean from Chicago history, unless you dig really deep.
    I used to live there as well. Daley #1 did everything he could to "whitewash" the Capone history (& Daley #2 went almost apoplectic when someone opened an animatronic "Capone's Chicago" exhibit in the early 90s)
    No doubt the Silver Shirts and the Bund took precedence in the whitewash from Chicago history over even the gangsters.....

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