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Plan for Michigan Avenue
Streets; City planning
Caption: "Plan of boulevard to connect the north and south sides of the city, view looking north from Washington Street. Painting by Jules Guerin. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission. Copyright,...
Bird's eye view of Grant Park
Harbors; Parks; City planning
Caption: "Bird's eye view at night of Grant Park, the façade of the city, the proposed harbor, and the lagoons of the proposed park on the south shore. From a painting by Jules Guerin. Copyright, The...
Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St.
Caption: "Section I of the original lake shore plan from Chicago Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south, proposed island park and lagoon; also Field Museum and new Illinois Central Railway Station...
Ellsworth Requiem March
Sheet music covers
Caption: "The Ellsworth Requiem March' (The Cover Shows an Authentic Portrait of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, Chicago's Youthful Hero, the First Soldier Killed in the Civil War) By Courtesy of the Chicago...
Looking south on Prairie Avenue
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking south on Prairie Avenue from Eighteenth St." From text: "[w]e begin with Prairie avenue. Why not? It is the avenue of avenues in Chicago. [O]n...
Commercial Insurance Company's Building
Office buildings; Insurance companies
Lettering in illustration reads: "Commercial Insurance Company's Building 160 & 162 Washington St. Chicago." Text reads: "We have become so accustomed to look eastward for successful and reliable insurance...
O'Brien's Art Emporium
Art dealers; Stores & shops
Text in illustration reads: "O'Brien's Art Emporium, 51 State St., Chicago. Artist's materials and decalcomanie designs. Engravings, Chromos and Picture Frames." From text: "O'Brien's Art Emporium.--There...
Chicago Plan street improvements
Caption: "Map showing the Chicago Plan improvements proposed for the heart of the city in connection with the central street system."
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...
Suburb of Auburn Park
Houses; Housing developments
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Suburb of Auburn Park--Wright, North from 77th St. [See "Outlying Chicago."]". From text: ""Well understanding that no locality can be uniformly improved...
Battle-Cry of Freedom
Sheet music covers
Caption: "Cover of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom" (Written by George F. Root at the Time of Lincoln's Second Call for Troops; First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy...
Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting...
Selling; Dry goods stores
From text: "Within the past year they have moved into their new building, the largest, most extensive, and best arranged for their business in the East or West. … Regarding the architectural beauty of...
Levi D. Boone
Doctors; Military officers; Mayors
From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone...
From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard"" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Thomas Hoyne, …." Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883) was a justice...
Gurdon S. Hubbard
Business people; Fur trade
Caption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler; arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was...
Caption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Archibald Clybourne (1802-1872), was a butcher and justice of the peace. (Source: Encyclopedia...
Robert G. Ingersoll
From text: "By way of contrast in the field of religion occupied by Mr. Moody, some reminiscences of the great infidel, Robert G. Ingersoll, come naturally to mind." Ingersoll's "home-grown radicalism"...
Caption: "The Woman's Temple, at the corner of Monroe and La Salle streets, stands as a monument to the untiring temperance workers of Chicago. It is twelve stories high and contains three hundred offices....
Caption: "This building presents the appearance of being the most substantial structure in Chicago. It occupies the entire block bounded by Jackson Boulevard, Clark, Dearborn and Van Buren streets. Several...
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