|Woman's City Club Members Inspecting Lakefront, 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.
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