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1. Scene after William McPadden's assassination Scene after William McPadden's assassination Homicides; Organized crime Caption: "Not passed out, but passed n. William "Gunner" McPadden, an ally of Danny Stanton, was killed in the famous Granada Café on the eve of the New Year, 1929, by George Maloney, killer de luxe for...

2. Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 Charities; Fairs Caption: "The Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 (The Building was Erected on Dearborn Park, now Occupied by the Chicago Public Library, with Bryan Hall as an Adjunct)"

3. A good job by fire bug A good job by fire bug Arson; Crimes; Interiors Caption: "A good job by one of the fire bugs. Incendiary fires are supposed to have totaled one-half Chicago's annual loss. The trust heads are now in Joliet and insurance rates are down again."

4. Interior of the Wigwam Interior of the Wigwam Interiors; Social & civic facilities; Political conventions Caption: "Interior of the 'Wigwam' during the Republican Convention of 1860"

5. Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church Monuments & memorials Caption: "The Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Episcopal Church (Uninjured by the Fire and Forming Part of the Reconstructed Edifice, at Cass and Huron Streets)". Note: Cass Street is earlier name for...

6. 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")"

7. Corner, manufacturing room Corner, manufacturing room Jewelry making

8. Section of polishing room Section of polishing room Jewelry making

9. Corner, watch repair room Corner, watch repair room Jewelry making

10. Section, engraving room Section, engraving room Jewelry making

11. Chicago City Council Chambers Chicago City Council Chambers City & town halls

12. Retail display Retail display Merchandise displays; Stores & shops Caption: "Where space is valuable--a stairway display in a Chicago retail store"

13. Post Office pneumatic tube system Post Office pneumatic tube system Post offices; Pneumatic tubes Caption: "End of the big pneumatic tube system in the basement of the Chicago Post Office." From text: "The underground pneumatic tube system is the largest of the kind in the world. There are three double-tube...

14. Post office overhead carrier system Post office overhead carrier system Post offices Caption: "Overhead carrier system in the post-office, similar to cash carriers used in stores."

15. Mail at Union Station Mail at Union Station Postal service; Railroad stations Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four...

16. Main banking room Main banking room Banking From text: "Beyond the rooms of the savings bank … the visitor steps into the great spacious bank-room. It is a delight to the eye of even the veriest tyro in things artistic. Standing there in that...

17. Bank vaults on main floor Bank vaults on main floor Banks; Vaults (Strong rooms) From text: "At the rear of the banking floor are ten immense vaults in which the money, valuables, and books of the bank are placed at the close of each day's business. If ever anything built by human...

18. Equitable Trust Company's offices Equitable Trust Company's offices Banking Caption: "Entrance to Equitable Trust Company's Offices." From text: "Bronze elevators, operated by electricity and moving in a shaft inclosed in beautifully designed bronze scrollwork, noiselessly carry...

19. Women's room in safe deposit vaults Women's room in safe deposit vaults Banking From text: "At the left is a reception room for women, furnished quite in the style of a similar apartment in a luxurious residence. A uniformed maid is in attendance, the huge mahogany table in the center...

20. Entrance to vault Entrance to vault Banks; Vaults (Strong rooms) From text: "The portal of this treasure house is guarded by a double set of eight-ton doors similar to those in position in the business vaults of the bank on the floor above. A sentinel stands always...
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