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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.""
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Subject NameWashington Park Racetrack (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectRacetracks (Horse racing)
Coverage-SpatialWoodlawn (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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