Actual conversations from bygone times
We thought about attaching a fake caption to this, but the archives had a real one that was just too good:
“Soda Water caused all this. University of Chicago ‘Dry Night Club’ where Jitterbugs gather round as Marjorie Kuh and Harry Mendenhall swing out and start a-peckin’ at the dry nightspot on the Midway.”
Lights installed inside the Walt Whitman sculpture of the University of Chicago’s Harper Memorial Library, 1996.