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At 33rd Street and Wabash Avenue in Chicago, the first black amusement park called Joyland brought joy to children and adults alike for years. Joyland Park was established in 1923 by W.C.S. & S Amusement Company. Joyland was designed to entertain the growing number of African-Americans in the Bronzeville neighborhood of south side Chicago.

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