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  1. The Day Book
    Collection

    The Day Book was conceived by newspaper mogul Edward Willis Scripps as an experiment in advertisement-free newspaper publishing. This Chicago publication was published for a "working-class readership" Mondays through Saturdays from September 28th, 1911 to July 6th, 1917. Scripps envisioned that this digest-sized publication would report on issues of concern for the vast majo...
  2. Woman's Temple
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The Woman's Temple, at the corner of Monroe and La Salle streets, stands as a monument to the untiring temperance workers of Chicago. It is twelve stories high and contains three hundred offices. The building is a fire-proof structure of steel, granite and terra cotta, and was built by the W. C. T. U. at a cost of $1,500,000." The building was designed by the fir...
  3. Milwaukee Avenue State Bank
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Milwaukee Avenue State Bank. [See "Banks, State and Private."]". From text: "Location Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter street. … Successor to the banking house of Paul O. Stensland & Co., the leading financial institution of the northwest section of the city. The former bank had built up a very large business with ...
  4. Business office in Tacoma Building
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Business Office, New York Mutual Life Insurance Co., Tacoma Bldg [Charles H. Ferguson, Agent.]". From text: ""Elsewhere is presented in this volume an engraving of the interior of the counting room of Charles H. Ferguson, general agent of the New York Mutual Life Insurance Company for the State of Illinois. The offices...
  5. Keeley Institute business office
    Image | 1893

    Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Interior of Business Office. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "The Laboratory building contains ... [o]ffices for the clerical purposes necessary for so large a business, also for the use of the lady stenographers of which they have to employ at present fifteen, besides book-keepers, clerks,...
  6. Rasmussen_Burdick.jpg
    Image | 2006

    Al Rasmussen, Chuck Burdick - flower groudworkers
  7. Preparing Books for Shipment, Hoboken Dispatch Office
    Image

    Glass plate slide showing a group of unidentified workers sitting at a table preparing book shipments for use by American service personnel overseas during World War I
  8. acesitcs-08205_012a.tif
    Image | 2008

    2008-205: Bevier kitchen with student workers preparing for lunch.
  9. Home of Chicago Joint Board
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Site of the New Home of the Chicago Joint Board, Ashland Boulevard and Adams Street."
  10. Officers, deputies and delegates
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers, Deputies & Delegates of The Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Jan. 12, 1922."
  11. Samuel Levin
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Samuel Levin, Manager. Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America."
  12. Executive Offices, Chicago Joint Board
    Image | 1922

    Frank Rosenblum Directing".
  13. Executive Offices, Chicago Joint Board
    Image | 1922

    Frank Rosenblum Directing".
  14. Library Main Office Chicago Joint Board
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Library Main Office Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers". From text: "While these large meetings constitute the center of the educational activities of the union, classes for the instruction of small groups have also on occasion been provided. It is the purpose of the Joint Board to facilitate reading and study by the building of a library which has ...
  15. Finance Department
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Finance Department Main Office Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America."
  16. Sidney Hillman
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "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."
  17. John Fitzpatrick
    Image | 1922

    From 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."
  18. Mrs. Raymond Robins
    Image | 1922

    From text: "… the Chicago Women's Trade Union League, of which Mrs. Raymond Robins was then President. ... A Strike Committee was immediately organized by the League and began to work through the following sub-committees: Strike fund committee, of which Mrs. Robins was Chairman."
  19. Jane Addams
    Image | 1922

    From 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...
  20. Ellen Gates Starr
    Image | 1922

    From 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...
  21. Women's Local 275
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Women's Local 275".
  22. Lithuanian Coat Makers Local 269
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Lithuanian Coat Makers Local 269".
  23. Sewing Machine Adjusters Local 272
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Sewing Machine Adjusters Local 272".
  24. Officers Coat Makers Local 39 and Shop Chairmen
    Image | 1914

    Caption: "Officers, Coat Makers Local 39 and Shop Chairmen, Hart, Schaffner and Marx--February, 1914."
  25. Bohemian Coat Makers Local 6
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Bohemian Coat Makers Local 6". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  26. Polish Coat Makers Local 38
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Polish Coat Makers Local 38". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  27. Italian Coat Makers Local 270
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Officers and Executive Board Members Italian Coat Makers Local 270". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  28. Joseph Schlossberg
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Joseph Schlossberg, General Secretary-Treasurer".
  29. Bessie Abramowitz
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Bessie Abramowitz (Mrs. Sidney Hillman)". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
  30. Jacob S. Potofsky
    Image | 1922

    Caption: "Jacob S. Potofsky, Assistant General Secretary-Treasurer". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."