An article about the P&C from the September 4, 1943, Chicago Daily News. (Click on the photos to read the captions.)

Notice, first, the distinct absence of young men during wartime. Notice, second, the casual manner in which the members were smoking in the clubhouse–a practice that makes one shudder today for the sheer hazard of it. Notice, third, the drawing on the wall in the photo of Oscar Erickson at the press–that drawing is hanging in the second floor bathroom today.

And finally, notice the pool table in what is now the basement office. Hey, where did that go?

(Those pictured here include Otto Hake, Jeffrey Grant, Oscar Erickson, A. H. Ulrich, Frank Beatty, H. A. Thiede, Norman Anderson, Edwin Woppler, and Harry Engle.)