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1. Stephen A. Douglas Stephen A. Douglas Portraits Caption: "Stephen A. Douglas: Photograph taken during his debates with Lincoln in 1856". From text: "In Clark E. Carr's volume entitled 'Stephen A. Douglas,' the author pays this deserved tribute to the...

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. 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...

4. Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes Fountains; Galleries & museums Caption: "The Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes."

5. Palmer House Palmer House Hotels Caption: "This famous hotel, at the corner of State and Monroe streets, was built shortly after the great fire by Potter Palmer, to whose estate it now belongs. Many great political deals were consummated...

6. 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...

7. William D. Boyce William D. Boyce Business people From text: "A great nation is always the net result of the efforts of great individuals; similarly the history of successful cities is a history of its successful men. This has been notably true in the...

8. Central group of Ferguson Fountain Central group of Ferguson Fountain Fountains; Galleries & museums Caption: "The Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes: Central Group."

9. Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll Lawyers; Orators From text: "By way of contrast in the field of religion occupied by Mr. Moody, some reminiscences of the great infidel, Robert G. Ingersoll, come naturally to mind." Ingersoll's "home-grown radicalism"...

10. 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...

11. Jackson Boulevard Jackson Boulevard Business districts Caption: "Another of Chicago's famous streets. It is paved with asphalt and lined with substantial buildings. The striking facade of the Chicago Board of Trade and the new Post Office Building adorn this...

12. Haymarket Square Haymarket Square Markets Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting...

13. Post Office Post Office Post offices Caption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson...

14. 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...

15. The Rookery The Rookery Office buildings Caption: "When the great fire of 1871 destroyed the City Hall at the corner of La Salle and Adams streets a temporary building erected on the site was jokingly called " The Rookery." The twelve story building...

16. 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...

17. Charles H. Reed Charles H. Reed Lawyers Caption: "Charles H. Reed, Prosecuting Attorney (""Charley" Reed was the Unwilling Victim of the Arnold-Swett "Lincoln Séance," and Later of His Own too Great Popularity)"

18. 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.

19. Call for the Haymarket Meeting Call for the Haymarket Meeting Fliers; Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Text in English and German. Partial transcription: "Attention Workingmen! Great mass-meeting to-night, at 7.30 o'clock at the Haymarket, Randolph St., bet. Desplaines and Halstead. Achtung Arbeiter! Grosse...

20. Stock yards and tower Stock yards and tower Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "All visitors to Chicago are sure to include a trip to the celebrated stock yards during their sojourn in the city. Thousands of head of cattle are slaughtered here daily. The cattle are housed...
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