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  • Washington Street, west from Dearborn
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Washington Street, Looking West from Dearborn By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Arrival of Lincoln's body
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Arrival of Lincoln's Body in Chicago (The Hearse Preceded by White-Robed Girls)"
  • Wilbur F. Storey
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Wilbur F. Storey (Owner and Editor of The Chicago Times)"
  • Looking northeast from near Terrace Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking Northeast from near Terrace Row The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 (The Building was Erected on Dearborn Park, now Occupied by the Chicago Public Library, with Bryan Hall as an Adjunct)"
  • Mary A. Bickerdyke
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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 administrator for Union soldiers during the Civil War. From text: "I cannot refrain from going outside the local record to say a word about Mrs. Mary A. Bickerdyke, of Cl...
  • Sunnyside, roadhouse of Lake View
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Sunnyside, the "High-Toned" Road-House of Lake View (Located at North Clark Street and Montrose Boulevard) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Interior of the Wigwam
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Interior of the 'Wigwam' during the Republican Convention of 1860"
  • Rev. Dennis Dunne
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". From text: "As a class the Catholic clergy were not noted for their support of the war, and for that reason the unqualified position of the Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne, pastor of St. Patrick's Church and Vicar-General of the diocese, was all the more conspicuous. ... Father Dunne set about in the Summe...
  • Dr. N. S. Davis
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoImage appears to be an enhanced photograph. Image is undated, but appears to have been taken in the 1880s.
  • Plat of Camp Douglas
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Plat of Camp Douglas By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Sherman House
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  • Gurdon S. Hubbard
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler
  • Archibald Clybourne
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Archibald Clybourne (1802-1872), was a butcher and justice of the peace. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Looking north from Park Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Park Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Early shopping district at Lake and Wells
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Rush Street Bridge
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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.
  • View northeast from Court House dome
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Clark and Randolph Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • State Street, Near Washington
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street Scenes Before the War State Street, Near Washington By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Clark and South Water Streets
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Tremont House
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  • Mary Galloway Clybourne
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Crosby's Opera House
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Grand Army Reunion of 1868 at Crosby's Opera House Lt.-Gen. Sherman Delivering Address of Welcome (This Building then Ranked as "the Most Imposing Art Temple of the Country")"
  • John A. Logan
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Black Jack "Logan (Major-General and Congressman-at-Large)"
  • Rev. Robert Collyer
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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.'"
  • Rev. O. H. Tiffany
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "For the Methodists, Drs. T. M. Eddy and O. H. Tiffany stood out conspicuously. Dr. Eddy was a trenchant, forceful speaker, while Dr. Tiffany joined to a high intellectuality a gift of oratory now seldom equalled in the pulpit. He was untiring in his zeal for the cause of the Union."
  • Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: The "Wigwam" where the Republican National Convention of 1860 challenged slavery by the nomination of Abraham Lincoln. Source for creator name: Lost Chicago (2000), by David Gerrard Lowe, p. 235.
  • William B. Ogden
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Charles H. Reed
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Charles H. Reed, Prosecuting Attorney (""Charley" Reed was the Unwilling Victim of the Arnold-Swett "Lincoln Séance," and Later of His Own too Great Popularity)"
  • Leonard Swett
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoLeonard Swett and Isaac Arnold were defense attorneys for a sensational Chicago murder trial. (Trial was held in Lake County, Illinois.)
  • Hon. Isaac N. Arnold
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoLeonard Swett and Isaac Arnold were defense attorneys for a sensational Chicago murder trial. (Trial was held in Lake County, Illinois.)
  • John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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.
  • George P. Upton
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoGeorge Putman Upton (1834-1919) was a writer and music critic (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago).
  • Robert G. Ingersoll
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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" influenced youths of the next generation, including Carl Sandburg and Floyd Dell. Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.
  • First Congregational Church
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "First Congregational Church By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"