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  • Hooley's Theatre
    Image | 1893Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Proscenium Boxes and Auditorium, Hooley's Theatre. [See ""Amusements."]". From text: "It is generally known as 'Hooley's Parlor Home of Comedy,' and the title conveys a proper idea of the popular family resort. The seating capacity of the theatre is 1,506
  • Hoyne and Lavin questioning Perry
    Image | 1916Caption: "State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne, (at left) and Capt. Patrick J. Lavin (at right) questioning James Perry, one of the 'Teddy' Webb gang of auto bandits that, in 1912, terrorized the city."
  • Hoyne and other strike arbitrators
    Image | 1916Caption: "State's Attorney Hoyne, representing the strikers in the street car arbitration that resulted in a victory for the men. The other arbitrators, in the order named, are: Mayor Thompson, Attorney James Sheehan and Attorney George W. Miller."
  • Humboldt Park boathouse
    Image | 1906Caption: "Free Bathing Pool[.] One of the most beneficent of Chicago's charities is the public bathing system, a comparatively recent institution. The baths are spacious and well-equipped and the best evidence of their importance is found in the numbers resorting daily to their use. They are open and free to all. The Carter H. Harrison Bath at 192 Mather Street is noted for ...
  • Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
    Image | 1930Caption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago
  • Illinois Central Station
    Image | 1912Caption: "Grant Park, the Lake, Michigan Boulevard and Central Station of the Illinois Central R. R."
  • Illinois Club
    Image | 1888From text: "In 1881, the property which is the present quarters of the Club (154 Ashland Avenue) was purchased."
  • Illinois Trust and Savings Bank
    Image | 1906Caption: "The Illinois Trust and Savings Bank at the corner of Jackson Boulevard and La Salle Street is one of the oldest and most stable institutions in the city. The architecture of the building is particularly attractive, although the surrounding skyscrapers dwarf its really fine proportions. It is said to be an exact model of the Bank of England."
  • I & M Canal lock
    Image | 1912Caption: "Canal lock on Illinois-Michigan Canal"
  • Indiana Club
    Image | 1888From text: "The Indiana Club was organized in 1883, for the purpose of promoting social intercourse among its members and their families. The Club occupies the premises at 3349 Indiana Avenue, a handsome and commodious two story brick house, furnished throughout with every comfort and luxury. The billiard and pool rooms, the bowling alley and the dressing rooms are on the fi...
  • Indian trail tree at lakeside
    Image | 1910Caption: "Indian trail tree at Lakeside (Courtesy Chicago Historical Society)"
  • In front of the theater
    Image | 1903December 1903.
  • Inspector Bonfield
    Image | 1886Inspector John Bonfield was present at the Haymarket on May 4, 1886. He marched 176 officers to the scene of the gathering there and ordered the crowd to disperse, after which events turned violent. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.)
  • Interior of the Wigwam
    Image | 1910Caption: "Interior of the 'Wigwam' during the Republican Convention of 1860"
  • Inter-Ocean Building
    Image | 1893Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Inter-Ocean Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]. From text: "In 1861 the late James W. Shehan founded the Morning Post. In 1865 the Post franchise was purchased by the Republican Company ... After the great fire of 1871 there was little left of the Republican except its franchise, which was purchase...
  • Italian Coat Makers Local 270
    Image | 1922Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Italian Coat Makers Local 270". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • Jackson Boulevard
    Image | 1906Caption: "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 thoroughfare. Some portions of Jackson Boulevard resemble the great canyons of lower Manhattan."
  • Jacob S. Potofsky
    Image | 1922Caption: "Jacob S. Potofsky, Assistant General Secretary-Treasurer". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • James E. Defebaugh
    Image | 1912From 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, always aggressive, who stood for big things in every relation, a broadminded man and of the highest type of Christian gentleman--these were some of the expressions which were ...
  • James Hamilton Lewis
    Image | 1933From text: "United States Senator James Hamilton Lewis … born in Danville, Virginia, on May 18, 1866 … A Chicagoan for thirty years, the World's Fair city's delegate in the United States Senate."
  • James H. Bowen
    Image | 1910Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • James Ryan, Maclay Hoyne and Frank Johnston, Jr.
    Image | 1916Caption: "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 chief assistant, Frank Johnston, Jr."
  • Jane Addams
    Image | 1922From text: "The value of the services of such women during the strike as Ellen Gates Starr, Mrs. Raymond Robins, Jane Addams, Amelia Sears, Mrs. Lillie, Mrs. John Furie, Grace Abbott, and others, was incalculable. Without almost a single important exception the sympathy of the public leaned to the side of the workers and had its effect in weakening and undermining the morale...
  • Japanese garden at Bryan residence
    Image | 1910Caption: "Japanese gardens in grounds of Mr. F. W. Bryan's residence. 1423 Kenilworth Ave., Rogers Park."
  • Jefferson Park
    Image | 1875Caption: "Jefferson Park, Chicago."
  • Jesuit Church
    Image | 1875Caption: "Interior View of 12th Street Jesuit Church, Chicago."
  • Jim Colosimo and Dale Winter
    Image | 1920Caption: "A rare photograph of "Big" Jim Colosimo and his wife, Dale Winter, taken shortly after their marriage. Note the laced shoes. Colosimo, over-lord of the Chicago underworld for twenty years, engaged Capone as his body guard when Alphonse was only a youngster." From text: "On March 29, 1920, Colosimo divorced his wife, Victoria, and on April 16 he was married to Dale ...
  • John A. Logan
    Image | 1910Caption: "Black Jack "Logan (Major-General and Congressman-at-Large)"
  • John E. Williams
    Image | 1922Caption: "John E. Williams, Chairman, Board of Arbitration, 1912-1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • John Fitzpatrick
    Image | 1922From text: "Mr. John Fitzpatrick, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor, agreed to help them and from that time on devoted his entire time to their cause."
  • John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker
    Image | 1908Caption: "John P. Ahrens, Vice President
  • John V. Farwell
    Image | 1910From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the [eighteen-]forties) … were … J. V. Farwell …" Regarding his support of Rev. Dwight L. Moody: "It seemed as if in the beginning only one among men of note believed in him [Moody]
  • John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place
    Image | 1910Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • John Wentworth
    Image | 1910Caption: "Long John" Wentworth (Chicago's Giant Mayor)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Joseph Cummings
    Image | 1912Caption: "Joseph Cummings: President of Northwestern University from 1881 until his death in 1890". From text: "Before Dr. Joseph Cummings was chosen as president on June 21, 1881, the University had passed through five years of severe financial retrenchment and painful anxieties. ... The financial aspect of the affairs of the University began greatly to improve about this p...
  • Joseph Goldman
    Image | 1922Caption: "Joseph Goldman, President. Officers Chicago Joint Board". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • Joseph Medill
    Image | 1910Caption: "Joseph Medill (Owner and Editor of The Chicago Tribune)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  • Joseph Schlossberg
    Image | 1922Caption: "Joseph Schlossberg, General Secretary-Treasurer".
  • Judge Mark Skinner
    Image | 1910From text: "Other notables … who arrived in the thirties … [were] Judge Mark Skinner …" Mark Skinner (1813-1887) was a Cook County judge and city attorney. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photo is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Jules G. Lumbard, Basso
    Image | 1910Caption: "Jules G. Lumbard, Basso (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)." (Shown on page with his brother, Frank Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.