Pre- and Post- World War II Picnic Jackson Park Chicago


Jackson Park, located on the south side of Chicago, houses the only Japanese garden in the city. In 1890, it was the site of the World's Columbian Exposition. The park was designed by famous architects and planners Frederick Law Olmsted and Daniel H. Burnham. Here are two photos of a pre- and post-war family picnic.

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Pre war Jackson Park Japanese Americans 1930's

Mas Endo, Harry Endo, Helen Endo and Mrs. Ayako Endo enjoy themselves in Jackson park in the mid- 1930's.

Courtesy of Jean Endo

Pre WW2 and Post WW2 Picnic Jackson Park Chicago
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1946 Jackson Park Post War

Helen (Endo) Miyagawa as a young girl in Jackson Park enjoying a family picnic. Oct. 27th 1946.

Courtesy of Jean Endo.

Post War Picnic in Jackson Park Chicago 1946
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intrepidmouse — Last modified Jan 31 2023 5:12 p.m.

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