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

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.