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  • Officers Coat Makers Local 39 and Shop Chairmen
    Image | 1914 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Officers, Coat Makers Local 39 and Shop Chairmen, Hart, Schaffner and Marx--February, 1914."
  • Residence of Charles Bosch
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Charles Bosch Fargo Avenue and Birchwood Beach, Birchwood"
  • Moraine Hotel
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The Moraine Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Ill." Moraine Hotel on the Lake, designed by architect and former Highland Park mayor W. W. Boyington, and was built from 1893-1900. In 1971 the hotel was demolished and the property used to create Moraine Park. (source: Architectural Resources of Highland Park, Illinois: Northeast Survey Area: A Summary and Inventory. http...
  • Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"
  • Residence of Henry H. McKay
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Henry H. McKay 7204 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"
  • Homecoming banquet
    Image | 1914 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Homecoming banquet at the conclusion of the world tour--Congress Hotel, Chicago, March 10, 1914." Photographer name is illegible.
  • Residence of Edward H. Uhl
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Edward H. Uhl 7208 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"
  • Residence of Harry B. Hurd
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Harry B. Hurd 7214 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"
  • Residence of J. C. Haegele
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. J. C. Haegele 7230 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"
  • Residence of E. D. Moeng
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. E. D. Moeng. 1054 Columbia Ave., Rogers Park."
  • M. F. Rittenhouse
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The name of Moses F. Rittenhouse is prominent in connection with the development of the lumber industry in Chicago and in the various sections of the country. His operations have extended widely over the Mississippi valley and he is foremost among those who have been most active in developing the lumber trade of this city."
  • Lewis L. Coburn
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Lewis Larned Coburn was Chicago's pioneer patent lawyer and as a representative of the department of his profession in which he specialized he won national reputation, his ability placing him in the foremost ranks of the patent lawyers of the country. He was, moreover, a man of many personal excellencies whose ability, talents and culture made him the embodiment ...
  • Arthur Farrar
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Arthur Farrar was born December 3, 1837, and died November 2, 1893, yet within this comparatively brief space of time his life wrought for good along many lines. Between his record and the highest ideals there was no discordant element. ... He belonged to that large quota of progressive and capable citizens that New England furnished to Chicago." Image appears to...
  • View of Haymarket Square
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A view of Haymarket Square."
  • Northwestern University campus view
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "View on campus of Northwestern University, Evanston. A glimpse of Orrington Lunt Library. Courtesy of Northwestern University"
  • Clark T. Hinman
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Clark T. Hinman: First president of Northwestern University". From text: "The first president of the Northwestern University was Dr. Clark T. Hinman, who ... was elected by the Board of Trustees on June 22, 1853. Thus Dr. Hinman's incumbency began before the University had yet decided upon its location, a decision which was made in the following August by the purch...
  • Henry Field Room
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Henry Field Room, Art Institute: Containing paintings of the Barbizon School"
  • Street scene in the ghetto
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoScene is not identified but is likely of the Maxwell Street market, on the Near West Side.
  • Chicago and Northwestern terminal
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Passenger Terminal, Chicago Chicago and North Western Railway"
  • Residence of E. S. Shepherd
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. E. S. Shepherd. 6341 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater."
  • Reference room
    Image | 1911 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "… the Reference Department, designed to serve and assist readers who may come to pursue their studies within the Library building. This department controls the entire resources of the Library. No card or guaranty of any sort is required, the only condition being that books shall not be taken from the room. All books that circulate for home use may be used here, a...
  • Reading room for young people
    Image | 1911 | Picture Chicagoto direct and attract their tastes toward wholesome and sane channels
  • Residence of Wm. H. Fahrney
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Wm. H. Fahrney. 6171 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater."
  • Residence of Albert G. Wheeler
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "East front of Mr. Albert G. Wheeler's marble residence. (Overlooking Lake Michigan.) 6355 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater." The building is now called Piper Hall and is owned by Loyola University Chicago.
  • 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."
  • Victory parade on State Street
    Image | 1910-1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Chicago's latest department store, with victory parade of returning forces."
  • Orrington Lunt
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Orrington Lunt: Early resident of Chicago and Evanston, and liberal benefactor of Northwestern University". From text: "The first subscription made to the Northwestern University was that of Orrington Lunt for five thousand dollars," and "Among the trustees the school must forever be indebted to the wisdom and munificence of the late Grant Goodrich, Orrington Lunt ...
  • Joseph Cummings
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "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...
  • Abram Winegardner Harris
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Abram Winegardner Harris: President of Northwestern University from 1906 until the present time". From text: "The next president of the University was Abram Winegardner Harris, who was elected on February 1st, 1906. Dr. Harris had already served as a college president, and was well equipped for the responsibilities assumed on this occasion. His scholarship and abil...
  • Residence of Harlow N. Higinbotham
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoHarlow Higinbotham was president of the World's Columbian Exposition corporation and partner at Marshall Field & Co. (source: Encyclopedia of Chicago)
  • Natural stone canal banks
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Natural stone banks through the 'rock cut'"
  • Art Institute of Chicago
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: ""Art Institute on Michigan Avenue, facing Adams Street. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago""
  • Federal Building at Chicago
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Federal Building at Chicago: Begun in 1896, completed in 1905"
  • Cooking class
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Class in cooking--Normal Practice School. By courtesy of the Board of Education".
  • William Butler Ogden
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "William Butler Ogden, Chicago's First Mayor. From the portrait by G. P. A. Healy. By courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society."
  • Residence of Jos. G. Peters
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Jos. G. Peters. 6107 Kenmore Ave., North Edgewater."
  • Residence of Mrs. K. E. Herbert
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mrs. K. E. Herbert. 5816 Sheridan Road, Edgewater."