The Development of Private and Public Beaches for Recreational Use
Woman's City Club Campaign Photos, c.1920
In 1911, the Woman's City Club of Chicago continued its campaign to open additional public bathing beaches. They investigated potential sites and attempted to persuade the South Park and Lincoln Park Commissions to clean up the beaches and maintain them for public use.
Woman's City Club Campaign Slides, c.1920
In its campaign for public bathing sites, the Woman's City Club emphasized that working-class children needed the lake's beaches as safe places for recreation.
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