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1. A. R. Parsons A. R. Parsons Anarchists; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. From text: A. R. Parsons is a medium sized, slimly built man, with a light mustache. By trade he is a printer. He is well educated, thoroughly posted on Socialism, and a fluent and stirring speaker. Unlike...

2. Residence of R. C. Haskins Residence of R. C. Haskins Houses Caption: "Residence of Mr. R. C. Haskins 7350 Sheridan Road, Birchwood"

3. John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place John Walsh's Store at Custom House Place Commercial streets Caption: "Street scenes in the "Bygone Days" Custom House Place, Showing John R. Walsh's Store By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.

4. Chicago For the Tourist Chicago For the Tourist Book covers; Railroad stations Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For The Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts Grant Park, with the Logan Statue in the foreground, and the Illinois Central Station at 11th Street...

5. Illinois Central Station Illinois Central Station Railroad stations Caption: "Grant Park, the Lake, Michigan Boulevard and Central Station of the Illinois Central R. R."

6. Railway lines south from Chicago Railway lines south from Chicago Maps; Railroads Caption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through...

7. Chicago For the Tourist Chicago For the Tourist Book covers; Parks; Statues Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For the Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.

8. Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Cemeteries Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between...

9. Michigan Southern R. R. Depot Michigan Southern R. R. Depot Railroad stations From text: "The Michigan Southern, and Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific trains start from the same depot on Van Buren, opposite LaSalle street."

10. Group of revenue assessors Group of revenue assessors Schools; Municipal officials Caption: ""A. C. Hesing, Martin Kimbell, Fred H. Rolschausen, H. W. Scoville, Reuben Taylor, George Dunlap, John Forsyth, W. R. H. Gray, J. C. Brown, George H. Anderson, Chester L. Root, Peter Page, C....

11. Homestead of Robert R. Clark Homestead of Robert R. Clark Houses Caption: "Homestead of the late Robert R. Clark (Built in 1859) Intersection Halsted and Clark Streets, Chicago Courtesy of Mrs. B. A. Squire". The house served as a refuge for many Northside residents...

12. Tremont House Tremont House Hotels Caption: "The Tremont House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Tremont House was located at the southeast corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William...

13. Sherman House Sherman House Hotels Caption: "The Sherman House By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". The Sherman House was located at northwest corner of Randolph and Clark Streets. (Source: Early Chicago Hotels, by William R....

14. Railway post office Railway post office Railroad mail service Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"

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. Log house at Kenilworth Log house at Kenilworth Log cabins Caption: "Log house at Kenilworth, built by John Doyle Torn down about 1902 (Courtesy Chicago Historical Society)". Photograph is undated but probably was taken in the 1890s.

17. 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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