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  1. Portraits of Actors
    Collection

    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  2. Faculty Portraits File (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images)
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Images from the Faculty Portraits File, contain faculty photographs relating to different University departments and different time periods. Faculty portraits were taken by the Photographic Service, which provides the staff and students of the University with photographers for public relations, instruction, and research, as well as providi...
  3. Daniel Hudson Burnham
    Image | 1899

    Caption: "Daniel Hudson Burnham, director of works of World's Columbian Exposition and author of the Chicago Plan. From portrait by Zorn, by permission of Mrs. Burnham."
  4. Stephen A. Douglas
    Image | 1856

    Caption: "Stephen A. Douglas: Photograph taken during his debates with Lincoln in 1856". From text: "In Clark E. Carr's volume entitled 'Stephen A. Douglas,' the author pays this deserved tribute to the memory of Douglas for his services in connection with the University of Chicago in its formative period. 'To the building of a great university in Chicago Senator Douglas d...
  5. Robert Martin Douglas
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Robert Martin Douglas: Eldest son of Stephen A. Douglas."
  6. George F. Root
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "George F. Root (Composer of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom," and Other Inspired Songs)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  7. Frank Lumbard, Tenor
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Frank Lumbard, Tenor (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)". (Shown on page with his brother, Jules Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.
  8. Jules G. Lumbard, Basso
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Jules G. Lumbard, Basso (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)." (Shown on page with his brother, Frank Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.
  9. John Wentworth
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Long John" Wentworth (Chicago's Giant Mayor)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  10. William B. Ogden
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  11. Rev. W. H. Ryder
    Image | 1910

    From text: "Rev. W. H. Ryder, D.D., of St. Paul's Universalist Church, was a frequent speaker at Union meetings. Next to Chapin he was regarded as the most gifted minister in his denomination in the country… He was a stanch supporter of all that the war stood for, even among the most advanced."
  12. Rev. Dennis Dunne
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "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...
  13. Rev. O. H. Tiffany
    Image | 1910

    From 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."
  14. Deacon Philo Carpenter
    Image | 1910

    From text: "The Deacon (he was deacon emeritus in his last years) came to Chicago in 1832, and was largely instrumental in organizing the First Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to the West Side, and there joined the Third Church. As an ingrained Abolitionist he attended the Anti-Slavery Convention in Cincinnati in 1850..." Image appears to be an enhanced photograph and...
  15. Rev. William Weston Patton
    Image | 1910

    From text: "Another whose work stands out conspicuously is the Rev. W. W. Patton, D.D., of the First Congregational Church. Dr. Patton was an uncompromising Abolitionist." Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  16. Rev. William W. Everts
    Image | 1910

    and though he was absent when the secession crisis came to a head, it is said that the influence of the people of his old congregation was most effective in holding Kentucky to the side of the Union. Dr. Everts was probably the most forceful preacher in the history of the city's pulpit."
  17. Rev. Robert Collyer
    Image | 1910

    From 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.'"
  18. Rev. Robert H. Clarkson
    Image | 1910

    and this promise was in after years fulfilled."
  19. John A. Logan
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Black Jack "Logan (Major-General and Congressman-at-Large)"
  20. Dr. N. S. Davis
    Image | 1910

    Image appears to be an enhanced photograph. Image is undated, but appears to have been taken in the 1880s.
  21. Mary Galloway Clybourne
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Clybourne, types of the pioneer By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  22. Benjamin F. Taylor
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Benjamin F. Taylor (Chicago's Poet of the War Period)"
  23. Miss Gretchen Spies
    Image | 1889

    Caption: "Miss Gretchen Spies: From a Photograph." Sister of anarchist August Spies.
  24. Francis F. Browne
    Image | 1910

    Image appears to be an enhanced photograph. Undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  25. Joseph Medill
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Joseph Medill (Owner and Editor of The Chicago Tribune)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1880s.
  26. George M. Pullman
    Image | 1910

    Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  27. James H. Bowen
    Image | 1910

    Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  28. Rev. Dwight L. Moody
    Image | 1910

    Dwight L. Moody was an evangelist and revivalist, and founded the Chicago (Moody) Bible Institute, ""one of the most successful world centers for missionary training."" Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.
  29. Louis Lingg, the bomb-maker
    Image | 1889

    Caption: "Louis Lingg, the bomb-maker. From a Photograph taken by the Police."
  30. Charles H. Reed
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Charles H. Reed, Prosecuting Attorney (""Charley" Reed was the Unwilling Victim of the Arnold-Swett "Lincoln Séance," and Later of His Own too Great Popularity)"