Earlier this week, the Associated Press released 1 million minutes of historical footage on YouTube. The upload was in collaboration with British Movietone, and was the largest upload of historical news content in the history of the platform.
The release includes more than 550,000 videos dating back to 1895. There's loads of iconic national news coverage, as well as a lot of clips out of Chicago. Here are a few videos to help you take a look back into the Chicago of yesteryear.
Picasso sculpture unveiled in Daley Center in 1967
Powerboat racing on the Chicago River in 1973
The Field Museum buys Sue the T-Rex in 1997
Spokesman for the 'Chicago Seven' addresses the public in 1970
Princess Diana visits Chicago in 1996
Chicago gets slammed by snow in 1975
Rod Blagojevich takes over WLS-AM morning radio show