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  • 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 Sum...
  • Deacon William Bross
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon" Bross." William Bross (1813-1890) was a journalist and served as Lieutenant Governor. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • View southwest from Court House dome
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 La Salle and Washington Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View to the southwest, with masts of ships in the Chicago River in distance.
  • Mahlon D. Ogden property
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Mahlon D. Ogden Property By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Chicago in the Sixties
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"
  • State Street, Near Washington
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Street Scenes Before the War State Street, Near Washington By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • John Wentworth
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Long John" Wentworth (Chicago's Giant Mayor)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • Rev. William W. Everts
    Image | 1910 | Picture Chicagoand though he was absent when the secession crisis came to a head, it is said that the influence of the people of his old congregation was most effective in holding Kentucky to the side of the Union. Dr. Everts was probably the most forceful preacher in the history of the city's pulpit."
  • Ellsworth Requiem March
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Ellsworth Requiem March' (The Cover Shows an Authentic Portrait of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, Chicago's Youthful Hero, the First Soldier Killed in the Civil War) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Text on cover: "To the memory of Col. E. E. Ellsworth. Who fell at Alexandria, Va., May 24th, 1861. Col. Ellsworth Requiem March, by A. J. Vaas. Pu...
  • Union Defense Committee of Chicago
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Union Defense Committee, Organized in 1861 (Through this Representative Body of Chicago Citizens the First Regiments were Placed in the Field, Civilians Organized, and Chicago's Reputation for "Doing Things" Established) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Individuals portrayed are: Judge Thomas Drummond, Judge George Manierre, Julian Rumsey, Jo...
  • Deacon Philo Carpenter
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The Deacon (he was deacon emeritus in his last years) came to Chicago in 1832, and was largely instrumental in organizing the First Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to the West Side, and there joined the Third Church. As an ingrained Abolitionist he attended the Anti-Slavery Convention in Cincinnati in 1850..." Image appears to be an enhanced photograph and...
  • Levi D. Boone
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone (1808-1882) was a doctor, captain in the Black Hawk War, and mayor of Chicago (1855-1856). (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • View south from Court House dome
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Washington and La Salle Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View appears to be looking nearly due south.
  • 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"
  • 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).
  • Clybourne mansion
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Clybourne Mansion (After a Water-color Painting by Petford) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Benjamin F. Taylor
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Benjamin F. Taylor (Chicago's Poet of the War Period)"
  • 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 north from Park Row
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • Francis F. Browne
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoImage appears to be an enhanced photograph. Undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • James H. Bowen
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoPhotograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • William F. Coolbaugh
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "William Findlay Coolbaugh's rise and success was for a time phenomenal. He came to Chicago from Burlington, Iowa, with some reputation as a banker, and, though still in the thirties, so conspicuous was he in politics, that he received the Democratic vote for Senator in the Iowa Legislature. Within a few years of his arrival in Chicago, he became president of the...
  • Hon. Buckner S. Morris
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Hon. Buckner S. Morris (Chicago's Second Mayor)"
  • McVicker's Theatre
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "McVicker's Theatre, "Home of the Tragic Muse" By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"". Image undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • George M. Pullman
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoPhotograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  • 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.
  • John V. Farwell
    Image | 1910 | Picture Chicagoand that one was John V. Farwell, to whom all in any manner benefited by the evangelist owe a debt of gratitude."
  • Rev. Dwight L. Moody
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoDwight L. Moody was an evangelist and revivalist, and founded the Chicago (Moody) Bible Institute, ""one of the most successful world centers for missionary training."" Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.
  • First Congregational Church
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "First Congregational Church By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  • George F. Root
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "George F. Root (Composer of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom," and Other Inspired Songs)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  • Jules G. Lumbard, Basso
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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.
  • 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"
  • 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.
  • Rev. W. H. Ryder
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Rev. W. H. Ryder, D.D., of St. Paul's Universalist Church, was a frequent speaker at Union meetings. Next to Chapin he was regarded as the most gifted minister in his denomination in the country… He was a stanch supporter of all that the war stood for, even among the most advanced."