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  • Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan is hoisted on the shoulders of Otis Wilson, left, and Richard Dent, right, after the Bears' lopsided 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX in 1986.

      Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan is hoisted on the shoulders of Otis Wilson, left, and Richard Dent, right, after the Bears' lopsided 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX in 1986.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Woodfield Mall opened in Schaumburg Sept. 9, 1971, with 59 stores, growing to 189 stores with 1.9 million retail square feet by 1973, the largest mall in the United States at that time. It's grown much since then and still ranks among the 10 largest in the U.S.

      Woodfield Mall opened in Schaumburg Sept. 9, 1971, with 59 stores, growing to 189 stores with 1.9 million retail square feet by 1973, the largest mall in the United States at that time. It's grown much since then and still ranks among the 10 largest in the U.S.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Des Plaines detectives take John Wayne Gacy to jail in 1978. The bodies of 26 young men and boys were found buried in the crawl space of his Norwood Park Township home, more were found elsewhere on his properties and more were discarded in the Des Plaines River.

      Des Plaines detectives take John Wayne Gacy to jail in 1978. The bodies of 26 young men and boys were found buried in the crawl space of his Norwood Park Township home, more were found elsewhere on his properties and more were discarded in the Des Plaines River.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • An American Airlines DC-10 crashed in Des Plaines shortly after takeoff on May 25, 1979, killing all 271 on board and two people on the ground. It remains the deadliest aviation accident in the U.S.

      An American Airlines DC-10 crashed in Des Plaines shortly after takeoff on May 25, 1979, killing all 271 on board and two people on the ground. It remains the deadliest aviation accident in the U.S.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Flames engulf Arlington Park racetrack on July 31, 1985. Less than a month later the Arlington Million was held there, with spectators in temporary bleachers. The newly rebuilt grandstand fully opened in 1989.

      Flames engulf Arlington Park racetrack on July 31, 1985. Less than a month later the Arlington Million was held there, with spectators in temporary bleachers. The newly rebuilt grandstand fully opened in 1989.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Michael Jordan jumps for joy as the Chicago Bulls win their second three-peat during the '90s against the Utah Jazz in the 1998 NBA Finals.

      Michael Jordan jumps for joy as the Chicago Bulls win their second three-peat during the '90s against the Utah Jazz in the 1998 NBA Finals.
    Daily Herald file photo, Mark Welsh

  • Daily Herald file photo The Chicago White Sox sweep the Houston Astros in the 2005 World Series. It was the first time the Sox won it all in 88 years.

      Daily Herald file photo The Chicago White Sox sweep the Houston Astros in the 2005 World Series. It was the first time the Sox won it all in 88 years.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • Supporters cheer for Barack Obama while watching him on a jumbo screen during an election night rally in Chicago's Grant Park in 2008.

      Supporters cheer for Barack Obama while watching him on a jumbo screen during an election night rally in Chicago's Grant Park in 2008.
    Daily Herald file photo, Mark Black

  • The Chicago Blackhawks enjoy their victory parade in downtown Chicago after their 2010 Stanley Cup Finals win over Philadelphia. It was the first time the Hawks took the Cup since 1961.

      The Chicago Blackhawks enjoy their victory parade in downtown Chicago after their 2010 Stanley Cup Finals win over Philadelphia. It was the first time the Hawks took the Cup since 1961.
    Daily Herald file photo, Rick West

  • The Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant in Palatine on Jan. 8, 1993 was the site of a gruesome mass killing in which the two owners and five workers were slain. The building has since been torn down.

      The Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant in Palatine on Jan. 8, 1993 was the site of a gruesome mass killing in which the two owners and five workers were slain. The building has since been torn down.
    Daily Herald file photo

 

Here's a look at some historic Daily Herald staff photos over the years. This article is part of a special series celebrating National Newspaper Week Oct. 6-12. The Week was designated in 1940 as a way to recognize the importance of newspapers to their communities.

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