Hyde Park’s greatest adventurer getting exhibit at U. of C.
HYDE PARK — Hyde Park’s nearly forgotten globe-trotting adventurer from the early 20th century is getting his own exhibition at the University of Chicago library.
Cyrus Leroy Baldridge fought in World War I and then slipped into parts of Africa, India and other regions that had been rarely seen by Westerners at the time.
His photos and illustrations are now part of the “Cyrus Leroy Baldridge — Illustrator, Explorer, Activist” exhibit opening Friday at U. of C.’s Special Collections Research Center Gallery, 1100 E. 57th St.
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