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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.
First taxicab in Chicago
Caption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."
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.
Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park
From text: "North Side--Lincoln Park. This is the oldest park of them all and has attraction and features peculiar to itself. Among them are a beautiful and well-developed foliage, a slightly rolling contour,...
High Bridge at Lincoln Park
Parks; Bridges; Lakes & ponds
Caption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
German Building at Jackson Park
Exhibition buildings; Parks; Beaches
Caption: "ackson Park--The German Building (Refectory) and the Beach." The German Building was erected for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and was one of the few structures to remain behind and became...
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...
Universities & colleges
Caption: "The Teachers' College: Sixty-eighth Street and Stewart Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education."
Caption: "Physiography Laboratory--Marshall High School. By courtesy of the Board of Education."
Caption: "Class in cooking--Normal Practice School. By courtesy of the Board of Education".
Dismissal at noon
Caption: "Dismissal at noon--Jirka School. By courtesy of the Board of Education" Jirka Public Day-School for the Deaf was located on 17th between Loomis and Laflin Sts. (Source: The Volta review, Volume...
Caption: "Oakland School--Fortieth Street, near Cottage Grove Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education"
Wendell Phillips High School
Caption: "Wendell Phillips High School: Thirty-ninth Street and Prairie Avenue. By courtesy of the Board of Education".
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...
Residence of Mrs. Potter Palmer
From text: "Potter Palmer of Chicago was a member of the Board of Directors of the World's Columbian Exposition, and his wife, Mrs. Bertha M. Honore Palmer, was president of the Board of Lady Managers."...
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,...
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