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1. Rest Cottage Rest Cottage Houses Caption: "Rest Cottage, Evanston: W.C.T.U. Headquarters, former home of Miss Willard." From text: "Her home in Evanston is known as 'Rest Cottage,' where she spent many years of her life, though in the...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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;...

5. 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...

6. Branch Settlement House Branch Settlement House Kindergartens; Settlement houses 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...

7. Chicago Commons' playground Chicago Commons' playground Settlement houses; Playgrounds 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. The Push-o-mobile The Push-o-mobile Settlement houses; Political campaigns Caption: "The Push-o-mobile." From text: "The fourth successful political campaign hand-running, in which Chicago Commons has taken effective part, was won last month. As the settlement experience and...

11. 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.

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

13. 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")"

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. 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).

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

18. 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)

19. 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."...

20. Residence of Albert G. Wheeler Residence of Albert G. Wheeler Houses Caption: "East front of Mr. Albert G. Wheeler's marble residence. (Overlooking Lake Michigan.) 6355 Sheridan Road, North Edgewater." The building is now called Piper Hall and is owned by Loyola University...
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