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Labor Day in Chicago Over Time

How Chicagoans celebrated Labor Day over time


Ah, Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer. While many people head out of town, even more stick around Chicago to enjoy all the city has to offer. Whether you’re hitting the beaches, barbecuing with friends or taking in Jazz Fest, the long weekend is a chance to kick back and relax.

Check out the gallery above from our friends at Calumet412.com showing some Labor Day weekend scenes over time.

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