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1. Chicago Water Works Chicago Water Works Waterworks From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...

2. Mary A. Bickerdyke Mary A. Bickerdyke Nurses Caption: "Mrs. Mary A. (""Mother"") Bickerdyke (Organizer of Military Hospitals and Friend of the Soldiers) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Mary Bickerdyke was a volunteer nurse and hospital...

3. James Ryan, Maclay Hoyne and Frank Johnston, Jr. James Ryan, Maclay Hoyne and Frank Johnston, Jr. Lawyers Caption: "James Ryan (central figure), alias 'Prof. Charles T. Crane' of the clairvoyant trust, cleaned up $60,000 in seven months through detective bureau connivance. At right and left are Hoyne and his...

4. Water Tower Water Tower Waterworks; Pumping stations Caption: "The Water Tower[.] The North Water Works are situated on Chicago Avenue near the lake shore. Here a stone tower, one hundred and sixty feet high, receives water from the lake forced by four engines...

5. C. D. Peacock C. D. Peacock Jewelers From text: "Elijah Peacock came here in 1837 and engaged in his trade of Jeweler and Watch Repairer, a calling that had already descended through three generations, following the English custom, and which...

6. Union Club Union Club Clubs From text: "The Union Club was organized in 1878 … In 1881, the present handsome club house was built. Admirably situated on Washington Place (at the corner of Dearborn Avenue) it attracts the attention...

7. Railway lines south from Chicago Railway lines south from Chicago Maps; Railroads Caption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through...

8. Mail at Union Station 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...

9. Main banking room Main banking room Banking From text: "Beyond the rooms of the savings bank … the visitor steps into the great spacious bank-room. It is a delight to the eye of even the veriest tyro in things artistic. Standing there in that...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. Natural stone canal banks Natural stone canal banks Canals Caption: "Natural stone banks through the 'rock cut'"

13. Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train Alcoholism--Treatment; Railroad stations Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Waiting for the Train at Dwight. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "Train time is always looked forward to at Dwight, sometimes...

14. New South Water Street New South Water Street Commercial streets Caption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider...

15. Mrs. Raymond Robins Mrs. Raymond Robins Labor unions; Women social reformers From text: "… the Chicago Women's Trade Union League, of which Mrs. Raymond Robins was then President. ... A Strike Committee was immediately organized by the League and began to work through the following...

16. Compulsory bath Compulsory bath Lodging houses 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...

17. Lake View House Lake View House Hotels 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...

18. Union Defense Committee of Chicago Union Defense Committee of Chicago Military organizations Caption: "The Union Defense Committee, Organized in 1861 (Through this Representative Body of Chicago Citizens the First Regiments were Placed in the Field, Civilians Organized, and Chicago's Reputation...

19. Maclay Hoyne States Attorney Maclay Hoyne States Attorney Lawyers Caption: "Maclay Hoyne States Attorney for the County of Cook."

20. Revenge! Workingmen, to arms!!! Revenge! Workingmen, to arms!!! Fliers; Anarchists Caption: "The famous "Revenge" circular." German title: "Rache! Rache! Arbeiter, zu den Waffen!"
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