Chicago, The Windy City. grew from a small frontier town into a thriving metropolitan center of finance, industry, transportation, and tourism. More than 300 vintage black and white and hand-tinted postcards, dating from the turn of the century through the 1950s, take readers on a tour through history, showcasing historic scenes and highlighting events and sights that made Chicago famous. Stare at the skyscrapers that line Michigan Avenue, stop at Marshall Fields department store, wander into Lincoln Park, take a tour through Chicago's massive stockyards, or sit down and savor cuisine in fine dining spots.
Mary Martin heads Mary Martin Postcards, a three-generation family business that is the largest postcard operation in the world. In addition to a warehouse facility in Perryville, Maryland, the company is a presence at postcard shows worldwide, including York, Pennsylvania, each November. Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price is a "Jack of all trades" who aspires to be a Great American Poet.

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