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1. Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Social & civic facilities Caption: The "Wigwam" where the Republican National Convention of 1860 challenged slavery by the nomination of Abraham Lincoln. Source for creator name: Lost Chicago (2000), by David Gerrard Lowe, p. 235....

2. Soldiers' Memorial in St. James's Church 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Field Museum Field Museum Galleries & museums; Parks Caption: "The Art Building of the famous World's Fair of 1893, is the only one of the white structures preserved in Jackson Park. It had its beginnings as a permanent institution from the contributions...

6. Park Club Park Club Clubs From text: "The Park Club had its beginning at a social gathering of the leading gentlemen of South Park early in the spring of 1886. … The selection of its name was the natural sequence of its unrivalled...

7. 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."

8. Lake View town hall Lake View town hall City & town halls Caption: "Town Hall of the former city of Lake View: Built in 1872 at a cost of seventeen thousand dollars, corner Addison and Halsted streets. Photograph taken by A. W. Watriss". From text: "The name...

9. Frances E. Willard Frances E. Willard Temperance; Activists From text: "It is safe to say that no name among the residents of Evanston looms larger on the pages of the country's history than that of Frances Elizabeth Willard. … In 1874, Miss Willard was elected...

10. M. F. Rittenhouse M. F. Rittenhouse Lumber industry From text: "The name of Moses F. Rittenhouse is prominent in connection with the development of the lumber industry in Chicago and in the various sections of the country. His operations have extended widely...

11. 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...

12. Registration for Municipal Lodging House Registration for Municipal Lodging House Lodging houses From text: "Municipal Lodging House in Action. Every evening at 12 South Jefferson Street for the past eight months from 10 to 140 hungry and homeless men have stood up for registration. The police officer...

13. Homecoming banquet Homecoming banquet Baseball; Banquets; Hotels Caption: "Homecoming banquet at the conclusion of the world tour--Congress Hotel, Chicago, March 10, 1914." Photographer name is illegible.

14. 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...
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