This page from the Chicago Tribune, published February 11th, 1900, shares a collection of memories gathered from prominent public members of the city. Some are sweet, some sad, some entirely indifferent.
Here, Rev Dr. J.S. Stone shares his memories of the valentines shared in his youth:
Denis Sweenie, fire chief, had some sweet things to say about a certain significant other:
Want to read the rest? Click through the first image on this post to get to the full page on Newspapers.com.
Happy Valentine’s Day!