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1. Deacon Philo Carpenter Deacon Philo Carpenter Deacons; Abolitionists From text: "The Deacon (he was deacon emeritus in his last years) came to Chicago in 1832, and was largely instrumental in organizing the First Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to the West Side, and...

2. 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....

3. 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)"

4. Battle-Cry of Freedom Battle-Cry of Freedom Sheet music covers Caption: "Cover of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom" (Written by George F. Root at the Time of Lincoln's Second Call for Troops; First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy...

5. Frank Lumbard, Tenor Frank Lumbard, Tenor Singers Caption: "Frank Lumbard, Tenor (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)". (Shown on page with his brother, Jules Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.

6. Jules G. Lumbard, Basso Jules G. Lumbard, Basso Singers Caption: "Jules G. Lumbard, Basso (Chicago's Famous Singers of War-time Lyrics)." (Shown on page with his brother, Frank Lumbard.) Image is undated and appears to be an enhanced photograph.

7. John Wentworth John Wentworth Mayors Caption: "Long John" Wentworth (Chicago's Giant Mayor)". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

8. William B. Ogden William B. Ogden Mayors Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

9. 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"

10. Rev. Dennis Dunne Rev. Dennis Dunne Clergy Caption: "Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". From text: "As a class the Catholic clergy were not noted for their support of the war, and for that reason the unqualified...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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"...

16. Lincoln funeral procession in Chicago Lincoln funeral procession in Chicago Funeral processions

17. Reception at Court House Reception at Court House Funeral processions Caption: "Reception of the remains at the Court House"

18. 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.

19. Chicago in the Sixties Chicago in the Sixties Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes Caption: "Bird's-eye view of Chicago in the Sixties"

20. Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"
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