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1. Brake beam department Brake beam department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Brake Beam Department--South". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source:...

2. Haymarket Meeting Haymarket Meeting Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Caption: "The Haymarket Meeting.--In the Name of the People. I Command You to Disperse."

3. Motor squad wagon Motor squad wagon Fire fighting equipment; Fire fighters Caption: "Used for all emergency services in the saving of life and property. Responds to all fires with all regular fire equipment. Carries pulmotor, acetylene cutting device and all heavy tools for extricating...

4. Michigan Boulevard widening Michigan Boulevard widening Road construction Caption: "Michigan Boulevard Widening--Work Partly Finished."

5. View south on Michigan Avenue View south on Michigan Avenue Street scenes; Buildings Caption: "The Lakeside Glory of Chicago." View is looking south on Michigan Avenue from Randolph Street.

6. New Field Museum New Field Museum Galleries & museums; Construction Caption: "The New Field Museum."

7. Loyola Academy Loyola Academy Schools Caption: "Loyola Academy, Rogers Park High School Department of Loyola University (The first of the University Buildings being erected on this site)". Building is now part of the Loyola University campus...

8. 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"...

9. View south from Court House dome View south from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Churches Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 Washington and La Salle Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View appears to be looking nearly due south....

10. View southwest from Court House dome View southwest from Court House dome Bird's-eye views; Buildings Caption: "Views from the Court House dome in 1858 La Salle and Washington Streets (Looking South and Southwest) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". View to the southwest, with masts of ships...

11. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Business districts Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

12. Crosby's Opera House Crosby's Opera House Opera Houses; Reunions Caption: "The Grand Army Reunion of 1868 at Crosby's Opera House Lt.-Gen. Sherman Delivering Address of Welcome (This Building then Ranked as "the Most Imposing Art Temple of the Country")"

13. State Street State Street Business districts Caption: "State Street is the "Broadway of the West." Here are located the great department stores. Upon a bright day its sidewalks swarm with shoppers and pleasure seekers. Among the massive structures...

14. Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. Building Department stores Caption: "One of the largest department stores on State Street is that of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company. For years it was located in the building here shown, diagonally across the city from the Marshall...

15. Corner of State and Washington Corner of State and Washington Department stores Caption: "Corner of State and Washington Streets, showing the Marshall Field establishment[.] Marshall Field's retail dry goods store, the largest in the world, is located at the corner of State and Washington...

16. Siegel, Cooper & Company Siegel, Cooper & Company Department stores 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...

17. Terrace Row Terrace Row Buildings; Houses Caption: "Terrace Row--"The Marble Terrace" The Lake Front By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Marble Terrace stood on property later occupied by the Auditorium Building.

18. C. A. Coey's School of Motoring C. A. Coey's School of Motoring Buildings; Schools From text: "The object of our school is to prepare young men throughout the country to become expert chauffeurs, repairmen, demonstrators, salesmen, garage managers, etc. Our president, Mr. C. A. Coey,...

19. 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.

20. First taxicab in Chicago First taxicab in Chicago Taxicabs Caption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."
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