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1. Old College hall Old College hall Universities & colleges Caption: "This building, which still stands on the campus of Northwestern University, was the original Northwestern University Building. For many years it was used as a preparatory academy to the university,...

2. Clark T. Hinman Clark T. Hinman Universities & colleges; College presidents Caption: "Clark T. Hinman: First president of Northwestern University". From text: "The first president of the Northwestern University was Dr. Clark T. Hinman, who ... was elected by the Board of Trustees...

3. Joseph Cummings Joseph Cummings Universities & colleges; College presidents Caption: "Joseph Cummings: President of Northwestern University from 1881 until his death in 1890". From text: "Before Dr. Joseph Cummings was chosen as president on June 21, 1881, the University had passed...

4. Abram Winegardner Harris Abram Winegardner Harris Universities & colleges; College presidents Caption: "Abram Winegardner Harris: President of Northwestern University from 1906 until the present time". From text: "The next president of the University was Abram Winegardner Harris, who was elected...

5. German Building at Jackson Park German Building at Jackson Park Exhibition buildings; Parks; Beaches Caption: "ackson Park--The German Building (Refectory) and the Beach." The German Building was erected for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and was one of the few structures to remain behind and became...

6. Lake View town hall Lake View town hall City & town halls Caption: "Town Hall of the former city of Lake View: Built in 1872 at a cost of seventeen thousand dollars, corner Addison and Halsted streets. Photograph taken by A. W. Watriss". From text: "The name...

7. 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."...

8. Lewis L. Coburn Lewis L. Coburn Lawyers From text: "Lewis Larned Coburn was Chicago's pioneer patent lawyer and as a representative of the department of his profession in which he specialized he won national reputation, his ability placing him...

9. Arthur Farrar Arthur Farrar Business people From text: "Arthur Farrar was born December 3, 1837, and died November 2, 1893, yet within this comparatively brief space of time his life wrought for good along many lines. Between his record and the...

10. Stiles Burton Stiles Burton Merchants From text: "A resident of Chicago ere the city was incorporated and identified with its commercial interests until after the great fire, when the work of rebuilding the city was substantially completed,...

11. C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte Lawyers; Cabinet officers Caption: "At the left--C. A. Coey, next to him--Charles Bonaparte, grandson of the late Napoleon the Great." Note: Charles Joseph Bonaparte was in fact a grand nephew of Napoleon 1.

12. Dismissal at noon Dismissal at noon Public schools Caption: "Dismissal at noon--Jirka School. By courtesy of the Board of Education" Jirka Public Day-School for the Deaf was located on 17th between Loomis and Laflin Sts. (Source: The Volta review, Volume...

13. Orrington Lunt Orrington Lunt Universities & colleges Caption: "Orrington Lunt: Early resident of Chicago and Evanston, and liberal benefactor of Northwestern University". From text: "The first subscription made to the Northwestern University was that of...

14. Frances E. Willard Frances E. Willard Temperance; Activists From text: "It is safe to say that no name among the residents of Evanston looms larger on the pages of the country's history than that of Frances Elizabeth Willard. … In 1874, Miss Willard was elected...

15. 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)

16. Paul Schulze Paul Schulze Bakeries Paul Schulze was president of the Schulze Baking Company of Chicago.

17. William D. Boyce William D. Boyce Business people From text: "A great nation is always the net result of the efforts of great individuals; similarly the history of successful cities is a history of its successful men. This has been notably true in the...
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