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Picture Chicago

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  • Frank Lumbard, Tenor
    Image | 1910Caption: "Frank Lumbard, Tenor (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)". (Shown on page with his brother, Jules Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.
  • Fred A. Busse
    Image | 1908president of Busse Coal Co.
  • Frederick Francis Cook
    Image | 1910Frontispiece, illustrating the book's author.
  • Frederick Wacker house
    Image | 1963Caption: "Extremely wide eaves balance an overhanging veranda on this Lincoln Park West residence. It was built in 1872-73 for Chicago brewer Frederick Wacker. At one side stands a gate (shown on the front cover) originally built for Mecca House, home of important Oriental visitors to the Columbian Exposition of 1893."
  • Front of Iroquois Theater
    Image | 1903Caption: "Front view of the Iroquois Theater."
  • Front of the Iroquois Theater
    Image | 1903Caption: "In front of the theater at the time of the fire, December 30th, 1904, 4 p.m."
  • Front rows and stage
    Image | 1904Caption: "Front rows of seats and front of stage."
  • Furnace rooms and annealing building
    Image | 1908Caption: "General Views looking North Showing Furnace Rooms--looking East Showing Annealing Building and New Foundries". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  • Garrick Theater
    Image | 1906The Garrick Theater, built in 1892, was designed by Adler & Sullivan, and was located at 64 W. Randolph Street.
  • Gateway to North Michigan Avenue
    Image | 1919Caption: "Suggested treatment of gateway to North Michigan Avenue, looking north. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."
  • Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery
    Image | 1893Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between Cottage Grove Ave. and the I. C. R. R. track. The distance from the business center is about seven miles. ... In drawing the plan for the grounds, the Association was fortuna...
  • General perspective looking north
    Image | 1919Caption: "General perspective looking north, shows area affected by North Michigan Avenue extension. Drawing by A. N. Rebori."
  • General views, looking S.W. and west
    Image | 1908Views of Chicago Railway Equipment Co. plant in Marion, Indiana.
  • George B. Carpenter & Co.
    Image | 1893Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Geo. B. Carpenter & Co.--Fifth Ave. and South Water St. [See "Guide."]"
  • George F. Root
    Image | 1910Caption: "George F. Root (Composer of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom," and Other Inspired Songs)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  • George M. Pullman
    Image | 1910Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • George P. Upton
    Image | 1910George Putman Upton (1834-1919) was a writer and music critic (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago).
  • German Building at Jackson Park
    Image | 1912Caption: "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 a permanent feature in Jackson Park after the fair concluded.
  • A good job by fire bug
    Image | 1916Caption: "A good job by one of the fire bugs. Incendiary fires are supposed to have totaled one-half Chicago's annual loss. The trust heads are now in Joliet and insurance rates are down again."
  • Grant Park adjoining Central Station
    Image | 1930Caption: "Grant Park, Adjoining Central Station, Showing the Buckingham Fountain and Other New Improvements Under Way." From text: "Buckingham Fountain, in Grant Park at the foot of Congress Street, is the largest and one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. It has several varieties of displays and is illuminated at night. Closed during the winter months."
  • Grant Place row houses
    Image | 1963Caption: "Row houses on Grant Place. These were undoubtedly built as one-family units in a single development."
  • Group of Footlight Favorites
    Image | 1892Caption: "Maurice Barrymore. Jessie Bartlett Davis. Georgia Cayvan. Isabella Irving. Richard Mansfield. Hattie Harvey."
  • Group of revenue assessors
    Image | 1863Caption: ""A. C. Hesing, Martin Kimbell, Fred H. Rolschausen, H. W. Scoville, Reuben Taylor, George Dunlap, John Forsyth, W. R. H. Gray, J. C. Brown, George H. Anderson, Chester L. Root, Peter Page, C. R. Field, William James, C. N. Holden, Bernhard H. Bruns, Andrew Nelson, H. N. Heald, Fred Becker,* Albert W. Weber, Henry N. Stevens, Edward Page, Charles G. Smith, C. B. Sam...
  • Gurdon S. Hubbard
    Image | 1910arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was a businessman and partner of American Fur Co. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Harry J. Powers
    Image | 1904Caption: "Harry J. Powers, One of the Theater Managers Arrested for Manslaughter."
  • Haverly's Theatre
    Image | 1883From text: "The theatre was a surprise to every one, even in Chicago, where celerity is a prevailing habit and Time has in most things been knocked out of time. The first stone was turned upon the ground on the 12th of June, 1881. Ninety days later--on the 12th of September--the new theater, completed at every point, was thrown open to the public. If the world can offer anot...
  • Haymarket Meeting
    Image | 1889Caption: "The Haymarket Meeting.--In the Name of the People. I Command You to Disperse."
  • Haymarket Riot
    Image | 1889Caption: "The Haymarket Riot: The Explosion and the Conflict."
  • Haymarket Square
    Image | 1906Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting to disperse a disorderly crowd. In the center of the square stands a statue of a policeman with uplifted hand, erected to the memory of the officers who perished that night. ...
  • The heart of Chicago
    Image | 1920Bird's eye view looking southeast across the Chicago River towards the Loop. Wolf Point appears in foreground.
  • Henry Field Room
    Image | 1912Caption: "Henry Field Room, Art Institute: Containing paintings of the Barbizon School"
  • Henry Horner
    Image | 1933From text: "Illinois' Governor, Henry Horner[.] Following more than eighteen years as judge of Probate Court, Henry Horner was elevated to the position of the Governor of the State of Illinois on January 9, 1933, at the state capitol of Springfield. The Governor was born in Chicago seven years after the Great Fire ... "
  • High Bridge at Lincoln Park
    Image | 1912Caption: "Lincoln Park--View from "High Bridge" of the Park, Mile Long Lagoon and the Lake. "High Bridge" across the Lagoon at Lincoln Park."
  • Homecoming banquet
    Image | 1914Caption: "Homecoming banquet at the conclusion of the world tour--Congress Hotel, Chicago, March 10, 1914." Photographer name is illegible.
  • Home of Chicago Joint Board
    Image | 1922Caption: "Site of the New Home of the Chicago Joint Board, Ashland Boulevard and Adams Street."
  • Homestead of Robert R. Clark
    Image | 1910Caption: "Homestead of the late Robert R. Clark (Built in 1859) Intersection Halsted and Clark Streets, Chicago Courtesy of Mrs. B. A. Squire". The house served as a refuge for many Northside residents after the Chicago Fire of 1871. Photograph is undated but possibly taken in the 1880s.
  • Hon. Buckner S. Morris
    Image | 1910Caption: "Hon. Buckner S. Morris (Chicago's Second Mayor)"
  • Hon. Isaac N. Arnold
    Image | 1910Leonard Swett and Isaac Arnold were defense attorneys for a sensational Chicago murder trial. (Trial was held in Lake County, Illinois.)
  • Hon. Joseph E. Gary
    Image | 1889Judge Gary presided over the trial of the eight anarchists for their alleged involvement in the Haymarket Riot. (Wikipedia entry on Joseph Gary)