One hundred and thirty cats at work, eight more and a dog at her Bowmanville home. “When you adopt everything else,” Abby Smith says in the tiny office of her Edgewater cat shelter, “kids are next on the list.”
One of the things frequently noted about Studs Terkel’s Division Street: America is that there weren’t any touchstones in American culture by 1967. There was the Vietnam War, about which event many people had strong feelings, and World War II before that.
From time to time, I’ll use Revision Street: America to post images I’ve taken from around Chicago that underscore the human experience in the city. This photograph is of a recently closed video store in Edgewater.