Woman working on a sewing machine while riding attached to a series of bicycles in Chicago Illinois. The bike includes multiple riders including children, and one rider elevated atop the woman using the sewing machine, and another rider behind. Charles Steinhauf riding bicycle on the road while another boy riding a uniquely designed bicycle follows. A man on bicycle which is raised very high with buildings of Chicago in background. All the cyclists moving in a group. Front cyclist shows some tricks.
Snow covered areas in Chicago, Illinois. Men remove snow from a path using rakes. Vehicles parked on a snow covered path in front of a building. Vehicles moving through the snow covered areas. A car covered with snow parked on a side. People getting into a car with snow on its front part. Snow covered areas in the background. Vehicles marooned on a street covered with snow. Buildings on both sides of the street. Trucks parked on a path with both sides covered with snow. People in front of a building.
A pet crow in Chicago, Illinois. The crow eats from a spoon. Billy Schweinsberg feeds the crow seated on a table. The boy seated at the table eating from a bowl. The crow on the table. The boy smiles and holds a glass full of liquid in front of the crow. The crow drinks from the glass with its beak.
W C Bailey of Underhill, Vermont poses with his bicycle during his trip to Chicago in Elgin, Illinois. He rides a bicycle.
Buildings, bridges and monuments of historical importance in Chicago, Illinois. View of bridges over the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, Illinois. In the Wacker historic district, close-up view of the Heald Square Monument featuring George Washington, Robert Morris, and Haym Salomon. Lion sculpture and entrance area of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tourists viewing displays and artwork inside the Art Institute. Exterior view of the Museum of Science and Industry. People entering the museum. A woman with her woman in a stroller or pram, drags the stroller backwards up the steps of the museum.
Film opens with hazy aerial views of Chicago Illinois. Scene shifts to views from vehicle driving on Chicago highway. A road sign reads"Des Plaines River Rd exits 1/2 mile ahead." A Boeing 727 commercial airliner is seen overhead with wheels down as it descends to land. Some 1960s cars drive past. View back, of the airliner descending above the highway, and of truck and cars passing the camera vehicle. Overhead road sign reads "Chicago Downtown 15 Miles." View of the Chicago skyline of buildings on Lake Michigan waterfront. View from slow moving aircraft of the Wrigley Building; the Michigan Avenue Bridge across the Chicago River; and the Tribune Tower. Camera continues to pan to East and then at building with "United Insurance" written near its top. Camera then swirls downward to river and bridges directly below and then back up from street and down again, ending on avenue near building displaying two American flags.