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Old College hall
Universities & colleges
Caption: "This building, which still stands on the campus of Northwestern University, was the original Northwestern University Building. For many years it was used as a preparatory academy to the university,...
M. F. Rittenhouse
From text: "The name of Moses F. Rittenhouse is prominent in connection with the development of the lumber industry in Chicago and in the various sections of the country. His operations have extended widely...
Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907,...
Clark T. Hinman
Universities & colleges; College presidents
Caption: "Clark T. Hinman: First president of Northwestern University". From text: "The first president of the Northwestern University was Dr. Clark T. Hinman, who ... was elected by the Board of Trustees...
Frances E. Willard
From text: "It is safe to say that no name among the residents of Evanston looms larger on the pages of the country's history than that of Frances Elizabeth Willard. … In 1874, Miss Willard was elected...
James E. Defebaugh
Periodicals; Lumber industry
From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action,...
C. A. Coey's School of Motoring
From text: "The object of our school is to prepare young men throughout the country to become expert chauffeurs, repairmen, demonstrators, salesmen, garage managers, etc. Our president, Mr. C. A. Coey,...
First taxicab in Chicago
Caption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."
Railway lines south from Chicago
Caption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through...
Federal Building at Chicago
Caption: "Federal Building at Chicago: Begun in 1896, completed in 1905"
Dome and Grand Stairway
Galleries & museums
Caption: "Dome and grand stairway of Art Institute, completed in 1912. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago". From text: "There are now in 1911, fifty public exhibition galleries, of which twenty-seven...
Caption: "Rest Cottage, Evanston: W.C.T.U. Headquarters, former home of Miss Willard." From text: "Her home in Evanston is known as 'Rest Cottage,' where she spent many years of her life, though in the...
Lewis L. Coburn
From text: "Lewis Larned Coburn was Chicago's pioneer patent lawyer and as a representative of the department of his profession in which he specialized he won national reputation, his ability placing him...
From text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed,...
C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte
Lawyers; Cabinet officers
Caption: "At the left--C. A. Coey, next to him--Charles Bonaparte, grandson of the late Napoleon the Great." Note: Charles Joseph Bonaparte was in fact a grand nephew of Napoleon 1.
Barney Oldfield, Jerry Eller, C. A. Coey
Automobiles; Automobile racing drivers
Caption: "Barney Oldfield, Jerry Eller and C. A. Coey in Mr. Coey's racing car."
Chicago For the Tourist
Book covers; Railroad stations
Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For The Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts Grant Park, with the Logan Statue in the foreground, and the Illinois Central Station at 11th Street...
Caption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.
Caption: "In the Shopping District--Wabash Avenue." View is looking northwest up Wabash Avenue from Monroe Street.
Michigan Avenue streetwall
Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...
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