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1. Levi D. Boone Levi D. Boone Doctors; Military officers; Mayors From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone...

2. Thomas Hoyne Thomas Hoyne Judges; Mayors From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard"" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Thomas Hoyne, …." Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883) was a justice...

3. Dr. Charles Volney Dyer Dr. Charles Volney Dyer Doctors; Abolitionists From text: "Other notables … who arrived in the thirties … [were] ... Dr. C. V. Dyer …" Charles Volney Dyer (1808-1878) was a physician and abolitionist. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photograph...

4. Judge Mark Skinner Judge Mark Skinner Lawyers; Judges From text: "Other notables … who arrived in the thirties … [were] Judge Mark Skinner …" Mark Skinner (1813-1887) was a Cook County judge and city attorney. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Photo...

5. Deacon William Bross Deacon William Bross Journalists; Government officials From text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon"...

6. Tremont House Tremont House Hotels 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...

7. Sherman House Sherman House Hotels 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....

8. Gurdon S. Hubbard Gurdon S. Hubbard Business people; Fur trade Caption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler; arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was...

9. Archibald Clybourne Archibald Clybourne Butchers; Judges 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...

10. George P. Upton George P. Upton Authors; Critics George Putman Upton (1834-1919) was a writer and music critic (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago).

11. Rev. Dwight L. Moody Rev. Dwight L. Moody Clergy Dwight L. Moody was an evangelist and revivalist, and founded the Chicago (Moody) Bible Institute, ""one of the most successful world centers for missionary training."" Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago....

12. Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll Lawyers; Orators From text: "By way of contrast in the field of religion occupied by Mr. Moody, some reminiscences of the great infidel, Robert G. Ingersoll, come naturally to mind." Ingersoll's "home-grown radicalism"...

13. Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas Prisons; Prisoners of war Caption: "Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Camp Douglas opened as a training camp for Union troops in 1861 on the property of Stephen J. Douglas, between...

14. Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Social & civic facilities Caption: The "Wigwam" where the Republican National Convention of 1860 challenged slavery by the nomination of Abraham Lincoln. Source for creator name: Lost Chicago (2000), by David Gerrard Lowe, p. 235....
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