This image from 1959 shows Mayor Richard J. Daley at a tree lighting ceremony. For more images of the Mayor engaging in citywide events and commemorations, see the “City Celebrations” section of the Remembering Richard J. Daley online exhibit.

Richard J. Daley with Santa, carolers, and tree at outdoor holiday event, 1959.

Richard J. Daley with Santa, carolers, and tree at outdoor holiday event, 1959. Photo: Pics Chicago. RJD_04_01_0014_0006_017