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State and Madison Streets
Commercial streets; Traffic congestion
Caption: "State and Madison Streets, World's Busiest Corner." From text: "The unceasing streams of parallel, mingling and intersecting traffic during the business hours is an extraordinary spectacle; it...
Corner of State and Washington
Caption: "Corner of State and Washington Streets, showing the Marshall Field establishment[.] Marshall Field's retail dry goods store, the largest in the world, is located at the corner of State and Washington...
Milwaukee Avenue State Bank
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Milwaukee Avenue State Bank. [See "Banks, State and Private."]". From text: "Location Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter street. … Successor to the...
Caption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.
Looking north on State from Madison St.
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking north on State From Madison St. [See "Guide."]". From text: "[W]e will endeavor to do the great retail avenue of Chicago, or at least a portion...
State Street, Near Washington
Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War State Street, Near Washington By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
Caption: "State Street is the "Broadway of the West." Here are located the great department stores. Upon a bright day its sidewalks swarm with shoppers and pleasure seekers. Among the massive structures...
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building
Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall...
From text: "Illinois' Governor, Henry Horner[.] Following more than eighteen years as judge of Probate Court, Henry Horner was elevated to the position of the Governor of the State of Illinois on January...
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...
Caption: "State Street, south from Washington."
Hoyne and Lavin questioning Perry
Caption: "State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne, (at left) and Capt. Patrick J. Lavin (at right) questioning James Perry, one of the 'Teddy' Webb gang of auto bandits that, in 1912, terrorized the city."
Hoyne and other strike arbitrators
Caption: "State's Attorney Hoyne, representing the strikers in the street car arbitration that resulted in a victory for the men. The other arbitrators, in the order named, are: Mayor Thompson, Attorney...
Caption: "The Masonic Temple, situated at the corner of Randolph and State streets, is two hundred and sixty-five feet high. The number of its tenants would be sufficient to populate a fair sized village....
Caption: "This famous hotel, at the corner of State and Monroe streets, was built shortly after the great fire by Potter Palmer, to whose estate it now belongs. Many great political deals were consummated...
Edward J. Kelly
From text: "Edward J. Kelly World's Fair Mayor[.] Chicago's second World's Fair came near starting as the first one had ended--without a mayor… On April 14, 1933, Edward Joseph Kelly, president of the...
First National Bank Building
The First National Bank was located at the southwest corner of State and Washington streets.
From text: "McVicker's Theatre is one of the finest structures of the kind in the country. It is situated on Madison street, between State and Dearborn streets. Its cost was over $75,000; and will accommodate...
Field, Leiter & Co's
Stores & shops
Caption: "Field, Leiter & Co's Establishment." From text: "Dry Goods, Wholesale. Field, Palmer & Leiter, State, N. E. cor. Washington street."
Victory parade on State Street
Parades & processions; Victory celebrations
Caption: "Chicago's latest department store, with victory parade of returning forces."
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