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C. P. Zacher & co.
Cameron, Edgar S.
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Donaldson, Alice Willi...
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Looking north from Park Row
Caption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
Looking northeast from near Terrace Row
Caption: "Looking Northeast from near Terrace Row The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
Michigan Avenue streetwall
Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...
Chicago in the Fifties
Bird's-eye views; Waterfronts
Caption: "Chicago in the Fifties. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society"
Michigan Avenue in the 1860's
Caption: "Michigan Avenue in the '60s. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society."
Waterfronts; Lakes & ponds
Caption: "Lake Michigan From Foot of Granville Ave., North Edgewater"
Sea wall at Wheeler residence
Waterfronts; Sea walls
Caption: "Massive sea wall protecting Mr. Albert G. Wheeler's lawn Foot of Sheridan Road and Devon Ave., North Edgewater Shore Line of Rogers Park and Evanston in background"
Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832
Waterfronts; Log buildings; Indigenous peoples
Caption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"
Chicago in the Sixties
Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes
Caption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"
Rush Street Bridge
Bridges; Hotels; Rivers
Caption: "Lake House, Rush Street Bridge, and River Mouth". View is looking northwest, across the Chicago River, to the Near North Side. Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...
Chicago Yacht Club
Photograph has been vignetted.
Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...
Chicago, before the fire
Caption: "Chicago, as It Was Before the Fire"
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,...
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...
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...
Peristyle at the lake front
Frontispiece. Color enhanced print showing peristyle at Randolph Street and the Michigan Avenue streetwall buildings, including the Montgomery Ward Building, at center.
Marshall Field & Co. advertisement
Copy reads: "Marshall Field & Co. Warehouses, Polk St. and the River, Chicago"
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