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1. Crosby's Opera House Crosby's Opera House Opera Houses; Reunions Caption: "The Grand Army Reunion of 1868 at Crosby's Opera House Lt.-Gen. Sherman Delivering Address of Welcome (This Building then Ranked as "the Most Imposing Art Temple of the Country")"

2. Courtyard of Hull House Courtyard of Hull House Settlement houses Caption: "The Courtyard of Hull House."

3. Suburb of Auburn Park Suburb of Auburn Park Houses; Housing developments Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Suburb of Auburn Park--Wright, North from 77th St. [See "Outlying Chicago."]". From text: ""Well understanding that no locality can be uniformly improved...

4. The Textile Room The Textile Room Settlement houses; Galleries & museums 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...

5. Two spinning methods Two spinning methods Settlement houses; Galleries & museums 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...

6. Colonial loom Colonial loom Settlement houses; Galleries & museums 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."

7. Registration for Municipal Lodging House Registration for Municipal Lodging House Lodging houses From text: "Municipal Lodging House in Action. Every evening at 12 South Jefferson Street for the past eight months from 10 to 140 hungry and homeless men have stood up for registration. The police officer...

8. Compulsory bath Compulsory bath Lodging houses From text: "Next in order is the bath. This is administered in an open, well-lighted room, 18 x 24 feet, containing eight hot and cold water showers, strong soap, brushes and towels without stint. Should...

9. Medical examination Medical examination Lodging houses From text: "Putting on a pair of carpet slippers, and arrayed in that informal fashion which prevailed in Eden before the fall, he presents himself to the skilled and keen discernment of the examining...

10. Residence of Hermann Weinhardt Residence of Hermann Weinhardt Houses Caption: "Residence of West Park Commissioner Hermann Weinhardt, near Wicker Park." Weinhardt's seven-year term as West Park Commissioner began March 18, 1891 (from text).

11. Residence of Harlow N. Higinbotham Residence of Harlow N. Higinbotham Houses Harlow Higinbotham was president of the World's Columbian Exposition corporation and partner at Marshall Field & Co. (source: Encyclopedia of Chicago)

12. Mahlon D. Ogden property Mahlon D. Ogden property Houses Caption: "The Mahlon D. Ogden Property By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

13. Clybourne mansion Clybourne mansion Houses Caption: "The Clybourne Mansion (After a Water-color Painting by Petford) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

14. Park Row Park Row Buildings; Houses Caption: "Park Row By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

15. Terrace Row Terrace Row Buildings; Houses 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.

16. Kinzie's residence Kinzie's residence Houses From text: "The first white man who became a permanent settler here was Mr. John Kinzie, an Indian trader, who crossed the lake from St. Joseph, Michigan, in 1804. He was the founder of the commerce of...

17. O'Leary House O'Leary House Houses Caption: "The O'Leary House, back of which the Great Fire is said to have started." From text: "The cause of the fire is not known, even after the diligent investigation which was undertaken a few weeks...

18. Residence of Mrs. Potter Palmer Residence of Mrs. Potter Palmer Houses From text: "Potter Palmer of Chicago was a member of the Board of Directors of the World's Columbian Exposition, and his wife, Mrs. Bertha M. Honore Palmer, was president of the Board of Lady Managers."...

19. Suburb of Eggleston Suburb of Eggleston Houses; Housing developments Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Suburb of Eggleston--Yale Ave., North from 72d St. [See "Outlying Chicago."]". From text: "One of the most prominent suburbs in close proximity to Chicago;...

20. Residence of E. S. Shepherd Residence of E. S. Shepherd Houses Caption: "Residence of Mr. E. S. Shepherd. 6341 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater."
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