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Holzer, J. A.
Johnson, Donna Lee
Maas & Manz Chicag...
Rebori, A. N.
Death & Burial
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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...
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: "Another of Chicago's famous streets. It is paved with asphalt and lined with substantial buildings. The striking facade of the Chicago Board of Trade and the new Post Office Building adorn this...
Washington Park Club House
Racetracks (Horse racing)
Caption: "Washington Park Club House, and "Derby Day"[.] The most notable of racing tracks in Chicago is Washington Park, especially famous for its "Derby Day," usually run some Saturday in June. This...
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...
James E. Defebaugh
Periodicals; Lumber industry
From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action,...
Union Stock Yards
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Union Stock Yards, Looking toward the Exchange. [See ""Great Industries."]". From text: "Located on South Halsted st.; in the former town of Lake, now...
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...
Looking north from bridge
Commercial streets; Bridges
Caption: "Looking north from bridge showing monumental arch treatment. Drawing by A. N. Rebori." From text: "Early in the previous year the North Central Business District Association (the name of which...
McCormick Theological Seminary
Caption: "Snow scene on the grounds of McCormick Theological Seminary. The campus--between Fullerton, Belden, Sheffield, and Halsted--includes private residences as well as school buildings. Some date...
Chicago Commons Woman's Club
Settlement houses; Clubwomen
From text: "[T]he Chicago Commons Woman's Club … now numbers about 125 women, and includes the representatives of twelve or fifteen nationalities and many different sects. Its Tuesday afternoon meetings,...
The death of Marquette
Death & burial; Missionaries; Explorers
Book frontispiece. Caption from list of illustrations: "The death of Marquette. From drawing for mosaic, Marquette Building, Chicago, by J. A. Holzer." From text: "At the mouth of Pere Marquette River,...
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