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1. Branch Settlement House Branch Settlement House Kindergartens; Settlement houses Caption: "Branch Settlement House near Old Commons." From text: "The appeal of the child life of the traffic crowded streets and ill equipped homes, won the first response from our hearts and home. There...

2. Old Fort Dearborn Old Fort Dearborn Forts & fortifications Caption: "Old Fort Dearborn with surroundings in 1856. By courtesy of Chicago Historical Society."

3. Old West Market Hall Old West Market Hall Markets Caption: "Old West Market Hall: On the site of the present Haymarket Square."

4. Old College hall Old College hall Universities & colleges Caption: "This building, which still stands on the campus of Northwestern University, was the original Northwestern University Building. For many years it was used as a preparatory academy to the university,...

5. Office and old power plant Office and old power plant Railroads; Factories Caption: "Office and Old Power Plant View from South Corner". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.

6. White Sox team of 1917 White Sox team of 1917 Baseball players; Baseball fields Caption: "This is the White Sox team of 1917, champions of the American League and winners over the New York Giants for the world's title. In the center and forefront is Manager Rowland. Behind him to...

7. Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Baseball; Railroads Caption: "Charles A. Comiskey has the distinction of being the first club-owner to use special trains to carry his players across the country. In this wintry picture, "Commy" is shown standing in the snow...

8. Rev. William W. Everts Rev. William W. Everts Clergy; Preachers From text: "The Rev. W. W. Everts, D.D., of the First Baptist Church, was another who could always be depended on to strike straight from the shoulder. He left Louisville, Ky., in 1859, because of his...

9. Levi D. Boone Levi D. Boone Doctors; Military officers; Mayors From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone...

10. Thomas Hoyne Thomas Hoyne Judges; Mayors From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard"" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Thomas Hoyne, …." Thomas Hoyne (1817-1883) was a justice...

11. Chicago Water Works Chicago Water Works Waterworks From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...

12. Chicago harbor Chicago harbor Harbors From text: "In 1833 Congress made the first appropriation of $30,000 to improve the harbor. The north pier was run out a short distance and a light-house erected. An embankment was made to cut off the...

13. Chicago University Chicago University Universities & colleges Caption: "Chicago University". From text: "To Stephen A. Douglas is due the credit of founding the first University of Chicago, now known as the Old University of Chicago. In 1856 a number of citizens...

14. Joseph Cummings Joseph Cummings Universities & colleges; College presidents Caption: "Joseph Cummings: President of Northwestern University from 1881 until his death in 1890". From text: "Before Dr. Joseph Cummings was chosen as president on June 21, 1881, the University had passed...

15. Looking south on Prairie Avenue Looking south on Prairie Avenue Residential streets Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking south on Prairie Avenue from Eighteenth St." From text: "[w]e begin with Prairie avenue. Why not? It is the avenue of avenues in Chicago. [O]n...

16. Samuel Fielden Samuel Fielden Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. From text: "Samuel Fielden is below the medium height, thick set and muscular. His face is swarthy and covered with a heavy beard. His brow is low, his face dull, and his appearance indicates the predominance...

17. Crilly buildings Crilly buildings Houses; Apartment houses Caption: "The Crilly buildings--including eight homes and ten apartment houses--lie between North Park, St. Paul, La Salle, and Eugenie, and have been called "the foundation stone of modern Old Town."...

18. Colonial loom Colonial loom Settlement houses; Galleries & museums From text: "The old Colonial loom of which the museum contains two specimens, was fast in comparison with the more primitive looms, but slow when compared with the youngest of all, the power loom."

19. Charles A. Comiskey Charles A. Comiskey Baseball Frontispiece. Caption: "The Old Roman."

20. Charles A. Comiskey Charles A. Comiskey Baseball Caption: "The Old Roman ready for a hike in the northern woods (1917)." From text: "Wherever the Sox go, at trainload of camp followers are certain to be on the trail. Many found it inconvenient to go...
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