Cook County state’s attorney John Gutknecht shakes Richard J. Daley’s hand to congratulate him on winning the Democratic nomination for mayor of Chicago. Joseph Lohman is at the left. A cheering and waving crowd surrounds them, February 22, 1955. Richard J. Daley collection, University of Illinois at Chicago Library, RJD_04_01_0012_0002_008.
For more information on Daley’s victory that day, see our earlier post, One step closer to the mayoralty.