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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...
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,...
Receiving the Keeley treatment
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Taking the Hypodermic Treatment. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "An illustration of the method pursued is given in this...
Milwaukee Avenue State Bank
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Milwaukee Avenue State Bank. [See "Banks, State and Private."]". From text: "Location Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter street. … Successor to the...
Looking north from bridge
Commercial streets; Bridges
Caption: "Looking north from bridge showing monumental arch treatment. Drawing by A. N. Rebori." From text: "Early in the previous year the North Central Business District Association (the name of which...
Park swimming pool
From text: "Under an act passed by the legislature May 14, 1903, the South Park commissioners were authorized to issue bonds to the extent of one million dollars for the purpose and creation of small parks...
City Hall and County Courthouse
Courthouses; City & town halls
Caption: "City Hall and Cook County Court House The administrative offices of the city of Chicago and the court-rooms and offices of Cook County, Illinois, are in this massive building which occupies the...
Galleries & museums; Art education
Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary...
Siegel, Cooper & Company
Caption: "This is another of the mammoth department stores of Chicago; universally known as "The Big Store." Almost every commodity of commerce ranging from soap to diamonds is sold over the counters of...
From text: "From this meeting resulted the present Kenwood Club, the organization of which was perfected in February, 1884. In June of the same year the Club took possession of the house on Forty-seventh...
Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery
Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Caption: "Graceland.--Monument of Frederick and Catharine Wacker." From text: "Before the close of the year 1893 the number of the silent inhabitants of the necropolis Graceland will have reached 60,000....
Commercial Insurance Company's Building
Office buildings; Insurance companies
Lettering in illustration reads: "Commercial Insurance Company's Building 160 & 162 Washington St. Chicago." Text reads: "We have become so accustomed to look eastward for successful and reliable insurance...
First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built...
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;...
Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building
From text: "Strauss, Yondorf & Rose, Wholesale Clothiers. … They occupy a handsome structure on the corner of Market and Quincy streets, ten stories and basement, being the first actual fire-proof building...
From text: "… the Reference Department, designed to serve and assist readers who may come to pursue their studies within the Library building. This department controls the entire resources of the Library....
Registration for Municipal Lodging House
From text: "Municipal Lodging House in Action. Every evening at 12 South Jefferson Street for the past eight months from 10 to 140 hungry and homeless men have stood up for registration. The police officer...
From text: "Next in order is the bath. This is administered in an open, well-lighted room, 18 x 24 feet, containing eight hot and cold water showers, strong soap, brushes and towels without stint. Should...
Lake View House
Caption: "The Lake View House (Permission Mr. James J. Wilson and Chicago Historical Society)". From text: ""There was also a hotel, called the Lake View House, having been opened on July 4, 1854, occupying...
Rev. Robert Collyer
From text: "Quite a few interesting legends have grown up around this brainy and muscular Christian… he preached from the text, 'He that has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one.'"
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