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  • Residence of E. W. Houghton
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. E. W. Houghton. 1414 Estes Ave., Rogers Park."
  • Charles W. Fairbanks, C. A. Coey, Judge Hanecy
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Ex-Vice President Fairbanks, C. A. Coey, and Judge Hanecy"
  • First taxicab in Chicago
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."
  • A good job by fire bug
    Image | 1916 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A good job by one of the fire bugs. Incendiary fires are supposed to have totaled one-half Chicago's annual loss. The trust heads are now in Joliet and insurance rates are down again."
  • 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.
  • Michigan Boulevard widening
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Michigan Boulevard Widening--Work Partly Finished."
  • State Street
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.
  • Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "North Side--Lincoln Park. This is the oldest park of them all and has attraction and features peculiar to itself. Among them are a beautiful and well-developed foliage, a slightly rolling contour, a "zoo" containing about 1,200 specimens, and boulevards skirting about five miles of lake front. The latter includes the famous Lake Shore Drive and the Sheridan Road....
  • Railway lines south from Chicago
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through train service from the South[.] As shown by the opposite map, the Illinois Central, in addition to its lines in other directions, has a particularly strong group of direct line...
  • Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Bird's eye view of sanitarium." The sanitarium was located in the northwest part of the city, near Bryn Mawr and Crawford Avenues.
  • Japanese garden at Bryan residence
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Japanese gardens in grounds of Mr. F. W. Bryan's residence. 1423 Kenilworth Ave., Rogers Park."
  • Charles A. Comiskey
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoFrontispiece. Caption: "The Old Roman."
  • Charles A. Comiskey and A. G. Spalding
    Image | 1913 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Charles A. Comiskey (left) and A. G. Spalding snapped together for the first and only time. This meeting took place at Comiskey Park just before the famous White Sox-Giants world tour."
  • White Sox team of 1917
    Image | 1917 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "This is the White Sox team of 1917, champions of the American League and winners over the New York Giants for the world's title. In the center and forefront is Manager Rowland. Behind him to the right stands Kid Gleason, then coach, now manager. With the exception of Dick Kerr and a number of utility players and late-comers, the group includes every member of the 1...
  • Urban Faber and Tom Daly
    Image | 1914 | Picture ChicagoTom Daly (right) whose home-run swat won the game for the White Sox."
  • Benjamin F. Ferguson
    Image | 1913 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Benjamin Franklin Ferguson, an old and respected business man of Chicago, died April 10, 1905. By his will, after providing certain small bequests to relatives, he committed to the Northern Trust Company … all his estate, real, personal, and mixed, in trust, for certain uses and purposes ... The Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago are Trustees of the income ...
  • Loyola Academy
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Loyola Academy, Rogers Park High School Department of Loyola University (The first of the University Buildings being erected on this site)". Building is now part of the Loyola University campus and has been renamed Dumbach Hall.
  • Hon. Buckner S. Morris
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Hon. Buckner S. Morris (Chicago's Second Mayor)"
  • Residence of Paul Schulze
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Paul Schulze Melrose Ave., Kenilworth, Ill."
  • 50-50: Fighting Chicago's Crime Trusts
    Image | 1916 | Picture ChicagoCover of the book,"50-50": Fighting Chicago's Crime Trusts.
  • Residence of Verne L. Brado
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. Verne L. Brado 7320 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"
  • Clarendon Beach
    Image | 1916 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Clarendon Beach. Tens of thousands in the water at Clarendon Beach, 1916: 23,000 bathers have visited this single beach in one day. What better argument could possibly be had for the 'Reclamation of the Lake Front for the People'?"
  • South Branch of Chicago River
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "View looking north of the South Branch of the Chicago River showing the suggested arrangement of streets and ways for teaming and reception of freight at different levels."
  • New South Water Street
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider how the improvement proposed will bring South Water Street into its destiny, not as a fruit market, but as a modern, high-class business thoroughfare. On the upper leve...
  • Schulze Baking Company advertisement
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoText in advertisement: "The Bakery where bread is made of the highest standard of quality and production. Schulze Baking Co." The Schulze Baking Company building is located at 40 East Garfield Boulevard.
  • Bird's eye view of Grant Park
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Bird's eye view at night of Grant Park, the façade of the city, the proposed harbor, and the lagoons of the proposed park on the south shore. From a painting by Jules Guerin. Copyright, The Commercial Club of Chicago."
  • Michigan Avenue and Adams Street
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "A section of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street showing Orchestra Hall, the Pullman Building, the People's Gas, Light and Coke Co.'s Building, corner of Art Institute. Courtesy Rand-McNally Souvenir Guide to Chicago."
  • Residence of George D. Eddy
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. George D. Eddy. 5852 Sheridan Road, Edgewater."
  • Residence of A. Carlson
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Residence of Mr. A. Carlson. 6030 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater."