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Vintage photos of:
Sol Hurvitz and sons Jimmy and Andy, 1966, Evanston, IL. My father, Sol A. Hurvitz (9/19/32-4/13/09), was born in Chicago, IL and worked in advertising. We were raised in Lincolnwood, IL and were often taken in spring and summer down to Lake Michigan to walk in Evanston where it was cooler and shadier. View full size.