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  1. Mary A. Bickerdyke
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Mrs. Mary A. (""Mother"") Bickerdyke (Organizer of Military Hospitals and Friend of the Soldiers) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Mary Bickerdyke was a volunteer nurse and hospital administrator for Union soldiers during the Civil War. From text: "I cannot refrain from going outside the local record to say a word about Mrs. Mary A. Bickerdyke, o...
  2. Battle-Cry of Freedom
    Image | 1910

    First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Text on cover: "Seventh Thousand. The Battle-Cry of Freedom. Words and Music by George F. Root. Published by Root & Cady, 95 Clark St., Chicago. S. Brainard & Co., Cleveland. J. H. Whittemore, Detroit. H. Tolman & Co, Boston. Entered according to Act...
  3. 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"
  4. 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...
  5. Rev. Robert H. Clarkson
    Image | 1910

    and this promise was in after years fulfilled."
  6. View south from Court House dome
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Washington and La Salle Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View appears to be looking nearly due south.
  7. View southwest from Court House dome
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 La Salle and Washington Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View to the southwest, with masts of ships in the Chicago River in distance.
  8. View north from Court House dome
    Image | 1910

    Lake Michigan is in the distance.
  9. 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"
  10. Mahlon D. Ogden property
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Mahlon D. Ogden Property By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  11. Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  12. Early shopping district at Lake and Wells
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  13. State Street, Near Washington
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War State Street, Near Washington By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  14. Clark and South Water Streets
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  15. Tremont House
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  16. Sherman House
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R. Host and Brooke Ahne Portmann (2006).
  17. Gurdon S. Hubbard
    Image | 1910

    arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was a businessman and partner of American Fur Co. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  18. Archibald Clybourne
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "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.
  19. 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.
  20. Clybourne mansion
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "The Clybourne Mansion (After a Water-color Painting by Petford) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  21. John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  22. Washington Street, west from Dearborn
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Washington Street, Looking West from Dearborn By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  23. McVicker's Theatre
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "McVicker's Theatre, "Home of the Tragic Muse" By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"". Image undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  24. Wood's Museum and Theatre
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Wood's Museum and Theatre Originally Kingsbury Hall By courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
  25. Looking north from Park Row
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Looking North from Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  26. Looking northeast from near Terrace Row
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Looking Northeast from near Terrace Row The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  27. Park Row
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  28. Terrace Row
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "Terrace Row--"The Marble Terrace" The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Marble Terrace stood on property later occupied by the Auditorium Building.
  29. First Congregational Church
    Image | 1910

    Caption: "First Congregational Church By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
  30. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
    Image

    Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built in 1848 and was Chicago's first railroad depot. In 1881 the depot was removed. By courtesy of Chicago Historical Society" From text: "It was a one-story frame building...