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1. Illinois Central entrance to Chicago Illinois Central entrance to Chicago Railroads; Stadiums; Galleries & museums; Aquariums; Parks Caption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago; Soldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable...

2. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire Anniversaries Text in image: "Chicago the Great Central Market. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire October 2-15". Caption: "Poster proclaiming celebration of Great Fire anniversary. The personifying figure of...

3. 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...

4. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Railroad stations 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...

5. Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Railroad stations Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907,...

6. Churches Churches Churches Caption: "(1) St. James Episcopal (2) Epiphany Episcopal Church (3) Fourth Presbyterian Church (4) New First Congregational Church (5) Oriental Consistory Church (6) St. Paul Episcopal"

7. 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...

8. City Hall and County Courthouse 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...

9. Plan to straighten Chicago River Plan to straighten Chicago River City planning Caption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present...

10. Chicago University Chicago University Universities & colleges Caption: "Chicago University". From text: "To Stephen A. Douglas is due the credit of founding the first University of Chicago, now known as the Old University of Chicago. In 1856 a number of citizens...

11. Chicago Opera House Chicago Opera House Theaters Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Entrance to the Chicago Opera House. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located in the Chicago Opera House building, a magnificent structure, southwest...

12. Plan for Michigan Avenue Plan for Michigan Avenue Streets; City planning Caption: "Plan of boulevard to connect the north and south sides of the city, view looking north from Washington Street. Painting by Jules Guerin. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission. Copyright,...

13. Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St. Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St. City planning Caption: "Section I of the original lake shore plan from Chicago Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south, proposed island park and lagoon; also Field Museum and new Illinois Central Railway Station...

14. Chicago Commons' playground Chicago Commons' playground Settlement houses; Playgrounds Caption: "Chicago Commons' Play Ground. The only Playground for 12,000 Children." From text: "The summer activities of Chicago Commons have grown very normally in both variety and expense. … [T]he work...

15. Armour elevator Armour elevator Grain elevators Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...

16. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...

17. Humboldt Park boathouse Humboldt Park boathouse Boathouses; Parks Caption: "Free Bathing Pool[.] One of the most beneficent of Chicago's charities is the public bathing system, a comparatively recent institution. The baths are spacious and well-equipped and the best...

18. Union League Club of Chicago Union League Club of Chicago Clubs From text: "The purposes of the Union League Club of Chicago (which was incorporated in 1879 …) are to encourage and promote by moral, social and political influence, unconditional loyalty to the Federal...

19. Chicago and Northwestern terminal Chicago and Northwestern terminal Railroad stations Caption: "Passenger Terminal, Chicago Chicago and North Western Railway"

20. University of Chicago University of Chicago Universities & colleges From text: "University of Chicago [i]s located within four miles of the Court House, and on the route of the Cottage Grove horse-cars, within a few steps of the shores of Lake Michigan. It is conducted...
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