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Flint donates Redoubt bar items to Leather Archives
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2012-01-25

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On January 5, 2012 Chicago legends Chuck Renslow and Jim Flint got together at the Leather Archives and Museum at 6418 N. Greenview in Chicago when Flint, owner of the the Baton Show Lounge as well as the one-time Chicago leather bar Redoubt, donated several items to the museum's extensive collection. The Redoubt first opened in Chicago in 1976 at 65 W. Illinois St. Among the items given to the Leather Archives collection were the Redoubt sign, the bar's phallic downstairs handrail, t-shirts, license plate, posters and matches. Donations also included leather items by Redoubt bartender and manager Dan Neniskis of additional posters as well as a leather vest, cap and patch from the historic Chicago Knights Motorcycle Club. Pictured from left, in the Teri Rose Memorial Library at the Leather Archives and Museum: LA&M Executive Director Rick Storer, Chuck Renslow, Redoubt manager Dan Neniskis, and owner Jim Flint. Photo by Hal Baim

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