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Branch reading room
From text: "A goodly portion of well-chosen juvenile books serves to attract the children of the neighborhood, whose interest is further enlisted by means of an occasional story hour, when stories of the...
Branch Settlement House
Kindergartens; Settlement houses
Caption: "Branch Settlement House near Old Commons." From text: "The appeal of the child life of the traffic crowded streets and ill equipped homes, won the first response from our hearts and home. There...
Wells' Mastiff Shoes advertisement
Copy reads: "Wells' Mastiff Shoes Best Line on Earth For Men, boys, Youths, Women, Misses, & Children. Made up in all popular leathers for every member of the household. Stylish-Satisfactory-Popular Largest...
St. Vincent's Hospital
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital. [See "Hospitals"]". From text: "St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital.--Located at...
Chicago Commons' playground
Settlement houses; Playgrounds
Caption: "Chicago Commons' Play Ground. The only Playground for 12,000 Children." From text: "The summer activities of Chicago Commons have grown very normally in both variety and expense. … [T]he work...
From text: "The Indiana Club was organized in 1883, for the purpose of promoting social intercourse among its members and their families. The Club occupies the premises at 3349 Indiana Avenue, a handsome...
Lincoln Park bathing beach
Caption: "Chicago's Bathing Beach, Lincoln Park". From text: "A refectory and provision for athletic pastimes are additional features of the place; also a children's bathing beach. It is reached by the...
Elgin Shirt advertisement
Copy reads: "Negligé Coats Are the Thing Fall Line Now Ready Cutter and Crossette Makers Chicago The Elgin Shirt"
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...
Reading room for young people
Caption: "Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People". From text: " … the Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People appropriately named for the Public Library's early benefactor, himself the author...
Schulze Baking Company advertisement
Text in advertisement: "The Bakery where bread is made of the highest standard of quality and production. Schulze Baking Co." The Schulze Baking Company building is located at 40 East Garfield Boulevard....
Piers & wharves; Amusement piers
From text: "The Navy Pier, an immense and impressive structure of concrete, steel and glass, nearly 300 feet wide, extends from the foot of Grand Avenue, 3,000 feet into Lake Michigan, at Chicago's harbor...
Park swimming pool
From text: "Under an act passed by the legislature May 14, 1903, the South Park commissioners were authorized to issue bonds to the extent of one million dollars for the purpose and creation of small parks...
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