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  • Samuel Kapper
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Samuel Kapper, Killed in 1915 Strike". From text: "On October 26th Samuel Kapper, one of the strikers, was shot and killed and a large number of others wounded in a riot at Harrison and Halsted streets. More than ten thousand striking garment workers paid their tribute at the funeral to this hero of the strike." On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • Leo Krzycki
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoOne of four individuals depicted above caption: "National Organizers, Chicago Campaign, 1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • John E. Williams
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "John E. Williams, Chairman, Board of Arbitration, 1912-1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • Louis Schultz
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Louis Schultz, Vice President. Officers Chicago Joint Board". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • William McJunkin
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoWilliam D. McJunkin was an advertising executive. He wrote the chapter entitled "Chicago Calls," in Chicago's reconstruction plan.
  • John Fitzpatrick
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Mr. John Fitzpatrick, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor, agreed to help them and from that time on devoted his entire time to their cause."
  • Jane Addams
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "The value of the services of such women during the strike as Ellen Gates Starr, Mrs. Raymond Robins, Jane Addams, Amelia Sears, Mrs. Lillie, Mrs. John Furie, Grace Abbott, and others, was incalculable. Without almost a single important exception the sympathy of the public leaned to the side of the workers and had its effect in weakening and undermining the moral...
  • Charles H. Wacker
    Image | 1919 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Charles H. Wacker, Chairman Chicago Plan Commission."
  • Frances E. Willard
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "It is safe to say that no name among the residents of Evanston looms larger on the pages of the country's history than that of Frances Elizabeth Willard. … In 1874, Miss Willard was elected president of the Illinois Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and gave her whole time to the work. In 1883, she projected the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union, of...
  • Paul Schulze
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoPaul Schulze was president of the Schulze Baking Company of Chicago.
  • Stiles Burton
    Image | 1912 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed, Stiles Burton has been termed 'one of the men most honored and esteemed among the early citizens of Chicago.' His portraits hangs in the gallery of the Chicago Historic Soci...
  • Eddie Foy
    Image | 1904 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Eddie Foy, Leading Actor, who told the audience to go out slowly."
  • Mrs. Potter Palmer
    Image | 1894 | Picture ChicagoCentral portrait in five-portrait montage captioned "Prominent officials of the Board of Lady Managers." Other officials depicted are: "Mrs. Susan G. Cooke, Secretary Board of Lady Managers," "Mrs. V. C. Meredith, Vice-Chairman Executive Committee, and Chairman of Committee on Awards," "Mrs. Russell B. Harrison, Vice-President at Large," and "Mrs. John A. Logan, Vice-Chairm...
  • Dr. N. S. Davis
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoImage appears to be an enhanced photograph. Image is undated, but appears to have been taken in the 1880s.
  • 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...
  • Gurdon S. Hubbard
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler
  • 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.
  • August Spies
    Image | 1887 | Picture ChicagoFrontispiece. Handwritten below, "With Compliments A. Spies."
  • Anton J. Cermak
    Image | 1933 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Cermak Was Elected World's Fair Mayor[.] 'I'm glad it was me instead of you.' Thus spoke the man that had been chosen to be Mayor of the city of Chicago during A Century of Progress Exposition on that memorable night of February 15, 1933, in Miami, Florida, when he was felled by an assassin's bullet as he was talking to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt."
  • Chicago Brotherhood team of 1890
    Image | 1890 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "One of the greatest combinations of stars ever put together--Comiskey's Chicago Brotherhood team of 1890."
  • 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 pur...
  • 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."
  • Mrs. Russell B. Harrison
    Image | 1894 | Picture ChicagoImage taken from five-portrait montage captioned "Prominent officials of the Board of Lady Managers." Other officials depicted are: ""Mrs. Susan G. Cooke, Secretary Board of Lady Managers," "Mrs. V. C. Meredith, Vice-Chairman Executive Committee, and Chairman of Committee on Awards," "Mrs. Potter Palmer, President Board of Lady Managers," and "Mrs. John A. Logan, Vice-Chair...
  • Maclay Hoyne States Attorney
    Image | 1916 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Maclay Hoyne States Attorney for the County of Cook."
  • William Hale Thompson
    Image | 1915 | Picture ChicagoFrontispiece. Thompson served as mayor of Chicago from 1915–1923, and 1927–1931.
  • Niña Stuart van Zandt Spies
    Image | 1887 | Picture ChicagoWife of August Vincent Theodore Spies.
  • Carter H. Harrison
    Image | 1907 | Picture ChicagoCarter H. Harrison Jr., was the 30th mayor of Chicago and held office from 1897–1905, and 1911–1915.
  • John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker
    Image | 1908 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "John P. Ahrens, Vice President
  • Board of directors
    Image | 1908 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Board of Directors: E. L. Adreon, John P. Ahrens, Jesse A. Baldwin, E. B. Leigh, F. P. Hays, C. S. Gleed, Albert Blair".
  • 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...
  • Edward F. Dunne
    Image | 1907 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "Then came the Mayoralty campaign of 1905. An open letter to the people of Chicago by Judge Tuley practically made Edward F. Dunne the nominee of the Democratic party on a no-franchise Immediate Municipal Ownership platform. … As a result of a heated campaign in which traction was the principal issue, Dunne was elected ... Mayor Dunne sought with singleness of p...
  • Chief Ebersold
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Chief of Police Ebersold". Ebersold was Chicago's chief of police at the time of the Haymarket violence, on May 4, 1886.
  • August Spies
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "August Spies is a pale-faced, intellectual-looking German, thirty-six years of age. He was born in Hessia and came to this country in 1873. He has been a Socialist all his life, and started a newspaper in support of that cause in 1879. His paper was called the Arbeiter Zeitung, and a sheet was never published which contained matter more revolutionary to the law...
  • A. R. Parsons
    Image | 1886 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: A. R. Parsons is a medium sized, slimly built man, with a light mustache. By trade he is a printer. He is well educated, thoroughly posted on Socialism, and a fluent and stirring speaker. Unlike Spies, he is cool and calculating, and in his most rabid and inflammatory speeches weighed every word. He was the editor of the Alarm, an English edition of the Arbei...
  • Sidney Hillman
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Sidney Hillman, General President". From text: "Sidney Hillman, president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, was an apprentice cutter in Hart, Schaffner and Marx and a striker in the strike of 1910."
  • 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...
  • Charles H. Burr
    Image | 1922 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Charles H. Burr, Secretary-Treasurer. Officers Chicago Joint Board". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  • Joseph Medill
    Image | 1910 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Joseph Medill (Owner and Editor of The Chicago Tribune)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.