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Chamber of Commerce
Chambers of commerce; Boards of trade
From text: "Chamber of Commerce--Board of Trade Is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle streets. Its walls are built of Athens marble, and its dimensions are 93 by 181 feet. It is in the modern...
James E. Defebaugh
Periodicals; Lumber industry
From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action,...
Trade Board meeting
Caption: "Trade Board of the Wholesale Clothiers, Wholesale Tailors, Cut Trim and Make Association, etc., B. M. Squires, Impartial Chairman". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
Gurdon S. Hubbard
Business people; Fur trade
Caption: "Gurdon S. Hubbard (The Famous Fur-trader, Friend of the Indian, and Pioneer Settler; arrived in 1818) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (1802-1886) was...
Caption: "Another of Chicago's famous streets. It is paved with asphalt and lined with substantial buildings. The striking facade of the Chicago Board of Trade and the new Post Office Building adorn this...
Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...
C. D. Peacock
From text: "Elijah Peacock came here in 1837 and engaged in his trade of Jeweler and Watch Repairer, a calling that had already descended through three generations, following the English custom, and which...
Union League Club of Chicago
From text: "The purposes of the Union League Club of Chicago (which was incorporated in 1879 …) are to encourage and promote by moral, social and political influence, unconditional loyalty to the Federal...
M. F. Rittenhouse
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...
From text: "The Reading Room for current periodicals is one of the largest rooms in the building occupying the entire north front on the fourth floor. Nearly twelve hundred publications are regularly received...
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...
New Chamber of Commerce
Chambers of commerce
From text: "The corner-stone of the new Chamber of Commerce was laid with appropriate ceremonies Dec. 13, 1882, and since then the walls of the magnificent building have gone up with marvelous rapidity,...
Mrs. Raymond Robins
Labor unions; Women social reformers
From text: "… the Chicago Women's Trade Union League, of which Mrs. Raymond Robins was then President. ... A Strike Committee was immediately organized by the League and began to work through the following...
Meeting at Hart, Schaffner & Marx
Labor unions; Clothing industry
Caption: "Trade Board, Hart, Schaffner and Marx: James Mullenbach, Chairman. Deputies representing the Union: Joseph Kaminsky, Joseph Glickman, Morris Spitzer, Oscar Elet, Michael Taylor, Samuel Geier....
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