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Keeley Institute business office
Alcoholism--Treatment; Office workers
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Interior of Business Office. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "The Laboratory building contains ... [o]ffices for the clerical...
Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886.
Caption: "The Haymarket Meeting.--In the Name of the People. I Command You to Disperse."
A good job by fire bug
Arson; Crimes; Interiors
Caption: "A good job by one of the fire bugs. Incendiary fires are supposed to have totaled one-half Chicago's annual loss. The trust heads are now in Joliet and insurance rates are down again."
Michigan Boulevard widening
Caption: "Michigan Boulevard Widening--Work Partly Finished."
Peoples Gas Building
Caption: "Beauty and Business." View is looking northwest, from the Art Institute of Chicago, towards the Peoples Gas Building located at 122 S. Michigan Avenue. The Pullman Building appears at left.
View west on Adams Street
Street scenes; Buildings
Caption: "The Vista of Adams Street." View is looking west from the Art Institute of Chicago. Pullman Building, at left; Peoples Gas Building, at right.
Caption: "Main Vestibule Loyola Academy."
Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865
Caption: "The Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 (The Building was Erected on Dearborn Park, now Occupied by the Chicago Public Library, with Bryan Hall as an Adjunct)"
Interior of the Wigwam
Interiors; Social & civic facilities; Political conventions
Caption: "Interior of the 'Wigwam' during the Republican Convention of 1860"
Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church
Monuments & memorials
Caption: "The Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Episcopal Church (Uninjured by the Fire and Forming Part of the Reconstructed Edifice, at Cass and Huron Streets)". Note: Cass Street is earlier name for...
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"...
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")"
Rev. Dwight L. Moody
Dwight L. Moody was an evangelist and revivalist, and founded the Chicago (Moody) Bible Institute, ""one of the most successful world centers for missionary training."" Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago....
Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It...
Galleries & museums; Art education
Caption: "This structure stands on the lake front facing Michigan Avenue, near the foot of Adams Street and was erected in 1893 at a cost of $785,000. It contains a rare collection of paintings, statuary...
Railway Exchange Building
Caption: "This edifice is numbered among the handsomest office buildings in the city. It is located on Michigan Avenue, near the Art Institute, overlooking Lake Michigan. The structure is devoted to office...
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.
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.
First taxicab in Chicago
Caption: "The first taxicab seen in Chicago--C. A. Coey, owner."
Corner, manufacturing room
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