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1. 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...

2. Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Waterfronts; Log buildings; Indigenous peoples Caption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"

3. Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments Caption: "Graceland.--Monument of Frederick and Catharine Wacker." From text: "Before the close of the year 1893 the number of the silent inhabitants of the necropolis Graceland will have reached 60,000....

4. The heart of Chicago The heart of Chicago Buildings; Rivers; Bridges Bird's eye view looking southeast across the Chicago River towards the Loop. Wolf Point appears in foreground.

5. 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...

6. Chicago Public Library Chicago Public Library Public libraries Caption: "The Chicago Public Library". From text: "The Chicago Public Library is a free public institution, established under the Illinois library law of 1872, and maintained by the city as part of its...

7. Haverly's Theatre Haverly's Theatre Theaters From text: "The theatre was a surprise to every one, even in Chicago, where celerity is a prevailing habit and Time has in most things been knocked out of time. The first stone was turned upon the ground...

8. Chicago theatres Chicago theatres Theaters From text: "Chicago is one of the best theatre cities in the land, in number of playhouses, in the variety of entertainments presented, and in point of discriminating patronage. Many high-grade productions...

9. Court House in 1860 Court House in 1860 Courthouses Caption: "The Court House in 1860 (Nucleus of Business Centre, Political Rallying Place, Highest Point of Observation)"
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