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William B. Ogden
Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
Deacon William Bross
Journalists; Government officials
From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon"...
William Butler Ogden
Caption: "William Butler Ogden, Chicago's First Mayor. From the portrait by G. P. A. Healy. By courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society."
William F. Coolbaugh
From text: "William Findlay Coolbaugh's rise and success was for a time phenomenal. He came to Chicago from Burlington, Iowa, with some reputation as a banker, and, though still in the thirties, so conspicuous...
Scene after William McPadden's assassination
Homicides; Organized crime
Caption: "Not passed out, but passed n. William "Gunner" McPadden, an ally of Danny Stanton, was killed in the famous Granada Café on the eve of the New Year, 1929, by George Maloney, killer de luxe for...
William D. Boyce
From text: "A great nation is always the net result of the efforts of great individuals; similarly the history of successful cities is a history of its successful men. This has been notably true in the...
Advertising; Business people
William D. McJunkin was an advertising executive. He wrote the chapter entitled "Chicago Calls," in Chicago's reconstruction plan.
Rev. William Weston Patton
From text: "Another whose work stands out conspicuously is the Rev. W. W. Patton, D.D., of the First Congregational Church. Dr. Patton was an uncompromising Abolitionist." Photograph is undated but appears...
Rev. William W. Everts
From text: "The Rev. W. W. Everts, D.D., of the First Baptist Church, was another who could always be depended on to strike straight from the shoulder. He left Louisville, Ky., in 1859, because of his...
William Hale Thompson, Mayor
Quotation below: "Let us turn our eyes to the future, with a determination to solve every question of reconstruction and to meet all problems of future progress of our beloved city, in that spirit of loyalty...
Siegel, Cooper & Company
Caption: "This is another of the mammoth department stores of Chicago; universally known as "The Big Store." Almost every commodity of commerce ranging from soap to diamonds is sold over the counters of...
William Hale Thompson
Frontispiece. Thompson served as mayor of Chicago from 1915–1923, and 1927–1931.
Caption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William...
Caption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R....
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...
First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built...
Group of revenue assessors
Schools; Municipal officials
Caption: ""A. C. Hesing, Martin Kimbell, Fred H. Rolschausen, H. W. Scoville, Reuben Taylor, George Dunlap, John Forsyth, W. R. H. Gray, J. C. Brown, George H. Anderson, Chester L. Root, Peter Page, C....
Universities & colleges
Caption: "Chicago University". From text: "To Stephen A. Douglas is due the credit of founding the first University of Chicago, now known as the Old University of Chicago. In 1856 a number of citizens...
Historic sites; Tourism
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Relic House--Near Lincoln Park. [See "Relic House."]". From text: "The most interesting and ornamental monument of the fire is the "Relic House,"...
Caption: "The Moraine Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Ill." Moraine Hotel on the Lake, designed by architect and former Highland Park mayor W. W. Boyington, and was built from 1893-1900. In 1971 the hotel...
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