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  • Douglas Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Organized in April, 1885, the Douglas Club has its quarters at 3518 Ellis Avenue."
  • Lakeside Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: ""The Lakeside Club was organized in 1884, for the purpose of promoting social intercourse between its members and their families. Two houses were taken at the corner of Wabash Avenue and Thirtieth Street, and here the Club remained until 1888, when the new Club house on Indiana Avenue (between Thirty-first and Thirty-second Streets) was opened with a grand New Ye...
  • Union League Club of Chicago
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The purposes of the Union League Club of Chicago (which was incorporated in 1879 …) are to encourage and promote by moral, social and political influence, unconditional loyalty to the Federal Government, and to defend and protect the integrity and prosperity of this Nation
  • Washington Park Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The objects of the organization called the Washington Park Club, which was incorporated in 1883, are to promote good fellowship among its members by providing a club house and pleasure grounds for their entertainment where at all times they may meet for social intercourse, and to encourage, by providing the proper facilities, raising, improving, breeding, trainin...
  • LaSalle Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The LaSalle Club is a political and social organization. All the leading Republican politicians belong to it, and it is the centre of Republican activity in Chicago. … Organized in 1884 … early in 1888 it took possession of the fine building it now occupies, at 252 West Monroe Street, formerly the residence of C. C. Holton, Esq. The house is of marble, three s...
  • Cyclists' Ten Commandments & ID Card
    Image | Teaching with Digital Content (Cultural Heritage Community)The ID card and Ten Commandments contain personal information about Lyman R. Tay. Interpretation Text includes: Copyright 1897 "THE CYCLIST'S TEN COMMANDMENTS" Thus spoke the wheel: I am thy friend in need, thy friend indeed. Thou shalt have no other wheel but me . . . Thou shalt not take me in rain, nor on the wrong path. Remember the road to keep it wholly,...
  • Bloomington Bicycle Club, Illinois
    Image | Teaching with Digital Content (Cultural Heritage Community)The members of The Bloomington Bicycle Club are shown with their bicycles.
  • 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 paint...
  • Union Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The Union Club was organized in 1878 … In 1881, the present handsome club house was built. Admirably situated on Washington Place (at the corner of Dearborn Avenue) it attracts the attention of every passer-by by the grace and beauty of its proportions. As you pass through the broad front door, you enter a spacious hall with walls and ceiling of exquisitely car...
  • Farragut Boat Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The present club house (at 3016 Lake Park Avenue) was completed in the spring of 1886."
  • Indiana Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom 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 ...
  • Kenwood Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "From this meeting resulted the present Kenwood Club, the organization of which was perfected in February, 1884. In June of the same year the Club took possession of the house on Forty-seventh Street, near Lake Avenue, which was formerly the residence of Norman B. Judd, Esq. To this house, a two story and basement frame building, a large addition, 40x75 feet, wa...
  • Calumet Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoBuilding was located at Michigan Avenue and Twentieth Street.
  • Chicago Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Chicago Club, Monroe St." From text: "After the fire the present building was erected on Monroe Street, just opposite the Palmer House."
  • Illinois Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "In 1881, the property which is the present quarters of the Club (154 Ashland Avenue) was purchased."
  • Oaks Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Austin Library Building and Club House." From text: "The Oaks was organized in January, 1882, and incorporated September 3d, 1884, its object being to promote social intercourse between its members and their families. In its early days the club occupied rooms in the Giles Block until the building was destroyed by fire November 13th, 1885, at which time it suffere...
  • Park Club
    Image | 1888 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The Park Club had its beginning at a social gathering of the leading gentlemen of South Park early in the spring of 1886. … The selection of its name was the natural sequence of its unrivalled location in the midst of the grand system of parks and boulevards, over whose thousands of acres of lawn and lake its windows look. While the majority of the members of th...