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  • New Field Museum
    Image | 1920 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The New Field Museum."
  • Standard Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The Standard Club was organized in 1869, and chartered February 14th, 1887. The object for which it was formed is the social and mental improvement of its members by social intercourse and by various educational means, to-wit: The establishment and maintenance of a library, a gymnasium, a theater, a lecture and music hall, a reading room, the collection of painti...
  • Field Museum front elevation
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Front elevation of New Field Museum of Natural History just constructed on East Roosevelt Road at Grant Park."
  • Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
    Image | 1930 | Picture ChicagoSoldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable situation on the lake shore. Just off Michigan Boulevard, Chicago's most imposing thoroughfare, at Roosevelt Road, it places all of Chicago within easy reach by automobile. It is convenient to the down-town hotels, the theatres, steamsh...
  • Field Museum perspective view
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Perspective view of New Field Museum of Natural History."
  • Plan to straighten Chicago River
    Image | 1921 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present river channel would be capable of harmonious development along normal rectangular lines. ... Briefly, this report recommends the straightening of the Chicago River betwee...
  • Libby Prison Museum
    Image | 1893 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Libby Prison Museum, Wabash Ave., South. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located on Wabash avenue, between Fourteenth and Sixteenth streets. One of the principal permanent attractions of the city. The original Libby prison (transported from Richmond, Va., and put up, brick after brick, just as it stood during the War of ...
  • Looking south on Prairie Avenue
    Image | 1893 | Picture Chicagoat 1828 that of Daniel B. Shipman, and at 1834 that of Fernando Jones."
  • Calumet Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoBuilding was located at Michigan Avenue and Twentieth Street.
  • C. A. Coey's School of Motoring
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The object of our school is to prepare young men throughout the country to become expert chauffeurs, repairmen, demonstrators, salesmen, garage managers, etc. Our president, Mr. C. A. Coey, has been in the automobile business for twelve years, and he is one of the most prominent automobile men in America today."