Chicago Pennants

It’s off to Chicago tomorrow for St. Patty’s Day celebrations on Saturday in Chicago.What better way to prepare than with a slew of Chicago pennant cards?


This pennant card really underplays how amazing Chicago is, with simple descriptions that consist of “fine place,” “interesting,” and “worth seeing.” The red pennant with “Chicago” on it is made of felt. It was mailed in 1914 from Chicago to Elkhart, Indiana.

The next three cards are all pennants with Dutch children. They all look like they’re in the same series- the pennants have the same font on them and little bows in the same spots along the pole. All three were mailed in 1913.




“The woods are full of them at Chicago Look what I found.” The card below shows a woman in the woods with the caption “A babe in the woods.” Mailed 1913 from Chicago within the city.


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