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Johnson, Donna Lee
I. P. E. U.
J. Manz & co.
Alcoholism -- Treatmen...
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Weir & Craig Mfg. Co. building
Writing on the side of building, in image: "Machine shop & brass foundry. Plumbers. Steam & gas fitters--Supplies. Weir & Craig Mfg. Company. Iron foundery." From text: "It is only reasonable that in Chicago,...
Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886.
Caption: "The Haymarket Meeting.--In the Name of the People. I Command You to Disperse."
Michigan Boulevard widening
Caption: "Michigan Boulevard Widening--Work Partly Finished."
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"...
Crosby's Opera House
Opera Houses; Reunions
Caption: "The Grand Army Reunion of 1868 at Crosby's Opera House Lt.-Gen. Sherman Delivering Address of Welcome (This Building then Ranked as "the Most Imposing Art Temple of the Country")"
Caption: "Terrace Row--"The Marble Terrace" The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Marble Terrace stood on property later occupied by the Auditorium Building.
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."
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...
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...
Scene after shooting of Alfred Lingle
Caption: "Put On the Spot--Alfred (Jake) Lingle, Tribune reporter, was shot down in a subway, just off Randolph Street and Michigan Boulevard at 1 o'clock in the afternoon as he, with a blond youth, were...
Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery
Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Caption: "Graceland.--Monument of Frederick and Catharine Wacker." From text: "Before the close of the year 1893 the number of the silent inhabitants of the necropolis Graceland will have reached 60,000....
Merchandise displays; Stores & shops
Caption: "Where space is valuable--a stairway display in a Chicago retail store"
Railway post office
Railroad mail service
Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"
Forts & fortifications
From text: "About this time the first fort was erected--a common frontier block-house, which was situated near the site of Rush street bridge, on the south side of the river."
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