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  1. View northeast from Court House dome
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Clark and Randolph Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  2. Chicago in the Sixties
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"
  3. Rush Street Bridge
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Lake House, Rush Street Bridge, and River Mouth". View is looking northwest, across the Chicago River, to the Near North Side. Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  4. State Street
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "State Street is the "Broadway of the West." Here are located the great department stores. Upon a bright day its sidewalks swarm with shoppers and pleasure seekers. Among the massive structures towering toward the sky are the Masonic Temple, Palmer House and Columbus Memorial Building." View is looking northeast.
  5. Sunnyside, roadhouse of Lake View
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Sunnyside, the "High-Toned" Road-House of Lake View (Located at North Clark Street and Montrose Boulevard) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  6. Aerial View Taken from a Point Northwest of the Intersection of Bradley Avenue and Mattis Avenue
    Image | 1971

    Taken from a point northwest of the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Mattis Avenue, looking east. Prominently visible are the Kraft Food Co. and AC Humko plants.
  7. Aerial View from the Roof of the Champaign City Hall

    Taken from the roof of the Champaign City Building, looking east. Visible are Chester Street and University Avenue and the viaducts of the Illinois Central Railroad Co.
  8. Aerial View Taken from a Point Northwest of the Intersection of Broadway Avenue and University Avenue

    Taken from a point northwest of the intersection of Broadway Avenue and University Avenue. Visible are businesses on the south side of the 100 block of East University and the east side of the 400 block of North Broadway, most prominently Huey's Store.
  9. View of Haymarket Square
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "A view of Haymarket Square."
  10. Lake View town hall
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Town Hall of the former city of Lake View: Built in 1872 at a cost of seventeen thousand dollars, corner Addison and Halsted streets. Photograph taken by A. W. Watriss". From text: "The name of the Township of Ridgeville was changed to Evanston on February 17th, 1857, accompanied by a change of boundaries. Lakeview Township, formerly a part of Ridgeville Townshi...
  11. Northwestern University campus view
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "View on campus of Northwestern University, Evanston. A glimpse of Orrington Lunt Library. Courtesy of Northwestern University"
  12. View north on LaSalle Street
    Image | 1920

    Caption: "The Wall Street of Chicago." View is looking north up LaSalle Street from West Jackson Blvd.
  13. Plan for Michigan Avenue
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Plan of boulevard to connect the north and south sides of the city, view looking north from Washington Street. Painting by Jules Guerin. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission. Copyright, The Commercial Club of Chicago."
  14. Bird's eye view of Grant Park
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "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."
  15. Field Museum perspective view
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Perspective view of New Field Museum of Natural History."
  16. Michigan Avenue looking north
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "A view of Michigan Avenue looking north across Grant Park."
  17. South Branch of Chicago River
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "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."
  18. Proposed South Water Street improvements
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "View of proposed South Water Street and river front improvements by E. H. Bennett, consultant architect. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission." From text: "To complete Chicago's great central district, the greatest in the world, South Water Street must be reclaimed for all the people. South Water Street can be made into the second finest thoroughfa...
  19. Looking north from bridge
    Image | 1919

    Caption: "Looking north from bridge showing monumental arch treatment. Drawing by A. N. Rebori." From text: "Early in the previous year the North Central Business District Association (the name of which has since been shortened to North Central Association) ... invited a number of architects to meet with a committee of its organization with a view to enlisting their inter...
  20. State and Madison Streets
    Image | 1930

    Caption: "State and Madison Streets, World's Busiest Corner." From text: "The unceasing streams of parallel, mingling and intersecting traffic during the business hours is an extraordinary spectacle
  21. Federal Building
    Image | 1930

    From text: "The Federal Building, at Clark, Adams, Dearborn, and Jackson, is a massive eight-story structure, in Roman Corinthian style, of granite, surmounted by a majestic dome 297 feet high
  22. Peoples Gas Building
    Image | 1920

    Caption: "Beauty and Business." View is looking northwest, from the Art Institute of Chicago, towards the Peoples Gas Building located at 122 S. Michigan Avenue. The Pullman Building appears at left.
  23. View south on Michigan Avenue
    Image | 1920

    Caption: "The Lakeside Glory of Chicago." View is looking south on Michigan Avenue from Randolph Street.
  24. View west on Adams Street
    Image | 1920

    Caption: "The Vista of Adams Street." View is looking west from the Art Institute of Chicago. Pullman Building, at left
  25. Smaller freight tunnel
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "A typical view in the smaller sized portion of the tunne.l"
  26. University of Chicago buildings
    Image | 1906

    Labels for five photographs in montage: "A view along 57th St.", "The Hull Biological Laboratories", "The Womens Dormitories", "The Divinity Dormitories", and "The Bartlett Gymnasium". The building depicted in the "view along 57th" is Hitchcock Hall.
  27. Branch Settlement House
    Image | 1901

    Caption: "Branch Settlement House near Old Commons." From text: "The appeal of the child life of the traffic crowded streets and ill equipped homes, won the first response from our hearts and home. There were then neither place nor provision for the littlest children in the public schools. So we determined to lay the foundation of our work in the kindergarten. .. . When...
  28. Chicago Commons Woman's Club
    Image | 1901

    From text: "[T]he Chicago Commons Woman's Club … now numbers about 125 women, and includes the representatives of twelve or fifteen nationalities and many different sects. Its Tuesday afternoon meetings, (our flash-light view of the latest, gives some idea of their popularity and pleasure), is an event each week in the lives of its members and the house."
  29. Chicago Commons' playground
    Image | 1901

    Caption: "Chicago Commons' Play Ground. The only Playground for 12,000 Children." From text: "The summer activities of Chicago Commons have grown very normally in both variety and expense. … [T]he work enlarged to include … the establishment of the Chicago Commons playground (20 X 160 feet,) open every afternoon and all day Sunday under the supervision of residents, with...
  30. The Textile Room
    Image | 1902

    Caption: "The Textile Room." From text: "The [Hull House Labor] Museum was opened in November, 1900, and from the first, five departments were planned, though, owing to lack of space and equipment, only that of the textiles was developed to any extent during the first winter. In one room were placed various appliances for spinning and weaving, largely collected from the vi...
  31. Two spinning methods
    Image | 1902

    Caption: "Two methods of Syrian spinning and European wheel." From text: "The spinning was illustrated by Italians, Greeks, Russians and Syrians, who spun with a distaff for holding the flax, and a spindle composed of a straight stick with one or two discs, and a small hook on the upper end to hold the thread. ... The museum is now able to show four variations of this earli...
  32. Bird's-eye view
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
  33. Office and old power plant
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Office and Old Power Plant View from South Corner". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.
  34. Jesuit Church
    Image | 1875

    Caption: "Interior View of 12th Street Jesuit Church, Chicago."
  35. Lincoln Park
    Image | 1875

    Caption: "Lincoln Park, Chicago, view from the 'Hill.'"
  36. Front of Iroquois Theater
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "Front view of the Iroquois Theater."
  37. Merchants' Farmers', and Mechanics' Savings Bank
    Image | 1869

    From text: "We give a view of the building occupied by the Merchants', Farmers and Mechanics' Savings Bank, No. 13 Clark street. This institution was chartered in 1861, and in 1864 removed to its present very appropriate and convenient edifice. The institution is in a highly flourishing condition, and is deservedly popular.""
  38. McVicker's Theatre
    Image | 1869

    From text: "McVicker's Theatre is one of the finest structures of the kind in the country. It is situated on Madison street, between State and Dearborn streets. Its cost was over $75,000
  39. The heart of Chicago
    Image | 1920

    Bird's eye view looking southeast across the Chicago River towards the Loop. Wolf Point appears in foreground.
  40. Colonial loom
    Image | 1902

    From text: "The old Colonial loom of which the museum contains two specimens, was fast in comparison with the more primitive looms, but slow when compared with the youngest of all, the power loom."