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1. Battle-Cry of Freedom Battle-Cry of Freedom Sheet music covers Caption: "Cover of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom" (Written by George F. Root at the Time of Lincoln's Second Call for Troops; First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy...

2. Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Early shopping district at Lake and La Salle Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and La Salle Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

3. Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Early shopping district at Lake and Wells Commercial streets Caption: "The Early Shopping District Intersection of Lake and Wells Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

4. Looking north from bridge 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...

5. Park swimming pool Park swimming pool Swimming pools 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...

6. State Street State Street Commercial streets Caption: "In the Shopping District--State Street." View is looking northeast up State Street from Madison Street.

7. Wabash Avenue Wabash Avenue Commercial streets Caption: "In the Shopping District--Wabash Avenue." View is looking northwest up Wabash Avenue from Monroe Street.

8. Michigan Avenue streetwall Michigan Avenue streetwall Buildings; Waterfronts Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...

9. Alphonse Capone and John Stege Alphonse Capone and John Stege Organized crime; Police Caption: "Alphonse Capone, released from a Philadelphia jail, set Chicago on its ears, when he appeared unheralded in the office of John Stege, Commissioner of Detectives, and blandly inquired if he was...

10. Underground freight system Underground freight system Tunnels; Railroads Caption: "Loaded freight train at street intersection". From text: "Chicago's great subway, or underground freight railroad, is now ready for operation. It is the most complete and extensive of any tunnel...

11. Entrance to Stock Yards Entrance to Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "Entrance to Stock Yards." From text: "No reference to Chicago of a statistical nature, even of the most infinitesimal character, would be complete without passing reference at least to the Union...

12. Proposed South Water Street improvements Proposed South Water Street improvements Streets; Rivers Caption: "View of proposed South Water Street and river front improvements by E. H. Bennett, consultant architect. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission." From text: "To complete Chicago's...

13. South Water Street today South Water Street today Commercial streets Caption: "South Water Street as it is today--a physical misfit in Chicago's scheme of development." From text: "South Water Street today is an economic waste; a burdensome charge on all the people; a drawback...
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