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George Kratoska, executive secretary of the Cook County Civic Council, traveled with his wife to the Chicago Sports Show, where he reported huge crowds. “It is an indication that people will be vacationing, especially in this area,” Kratoska said of the event, where he distributed 15,000 “Tip of the Arrowhead” maps along with hundreds of individual pamphlets about Cook County resorts and places of interest. Gov. Karl Rolvaag, center, is shown looking over one of the publicity folders at the March 1966 event with Mr. and Mrs. Kratoska. 
Cook County News-Herald archives George Kratoska, executive secretary of the Cook County Civic Council, traveled with his wife to the Chicago Sports Show, where he reported huge crowds. “It is an indication that people will be vacationing, especially in this area,” Kratoska said of the event, where he distributed 15,000 “Tip of the Arrowhead” maps along with hundreds of individual pamphlets about Cook County resorts and places of interest. Gov. Karl Rolvaag, center, is shown looking over one of the publicity folders at the March 1966 event with Mr. and Mrs. Kratoska. Cook County News-Herald archives

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