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Registration for Municipal Lodging House
From text: "Municipal Lodging House in Action. Every evening at 12 South Jefferson Street for the past eight months from 10 to 140 hungry and homeless men have stood up for registration. The police officer...
Mary A. Bickerdyke
Caption: "Mrs. Mary A. (""Mother"") Bickerdyke (Organizer of Military Hospitals and Friend of the Soldiers) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Mary Bickerdyke was a volunteer nurse and hospital...
Rev. Robert Collyer
From text: "Quite a few interesting legends have grown up around this brainy and muscular Christian… he preached from the text, 'He that has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one.'"
James Ryan, Maclay Hoyne and Frank Johnston, Jr.
Caption: "James Ryan (central figure), alias 'Prof. Charles T. Crane' of the clairvoyant trust, cleaned up $60,000 in seven months through detective bureau connivance. At right and left are Hoyne and his...
From text: "From this meeting resulted the present Kenwood Club, the organization of which was perfected in February, 1884. In June of the same year the Club took possession of the house on Forty-seventh...
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.
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...
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...
View north on LaSalle Street
Street scenes; Buildings
Caption: "The Wall Street of Chicago." View is looking north up LaSalle Street from West Jackson Blvd.
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...
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,"...
Libby Prison Museum
Prisons; Galleries & museums
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Libby Prison Museum, Wabash Ave., South. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located on Wabash avenue, between Fourteenth and Sixteenth streets. One of...
Receiving the Keeley treatment
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Taking the Hypodermic Treatment. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "An illustration of the method pursued is given in this...
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...
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...
Office buildings; Theaters; Hotels
From text: " Auditorium Tower, the highest building in Chicago. The balcony is 260 feet high, and the observatory tower carries the height up to 275 feet. The flagstaff surmounting this is the highest...
Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building
From text: "Strauss, Yondorf & Rose, Wholesale Clothiers. … They occupy a handsome structure on the corner of Market and Quincy streets, ten stories and basement, being the first actual fire-proof building...
New Chamber of Commerce
Chambers of commerce
From text: "The corner-stone of the new Chamber of Commerce was laid with appropriate ceremonies Dec. 13, 1882, and since then the walls of the magnificent building have gone up with marvelous rapidity,...
Chicago from the air
Parks; Aerial photographs
Caption: "Chicago from the Air, Showing Lake Michigan, Grant Park and Michigan Boulevard". From text: "Europeans have sauntered up Michigan Avenue at theatre time, when the moon was climbing out of the...
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