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1. James E. Defebaugh 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,...

2. Reading room for young people Reading room for young people Public libraries Caption: "Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People". From text: " … the Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People appropriately named for the Public Library's early benefactor, himself the author...

3. Navy Pier Navy Pier Piers & wharves; Amusement piers From text: "The Navy Pier, an immense and impressive structure of concrete, steel and glass, nearly 300 feet wide, extends from the foot of Grand Avenue, 3,000 feet into Lake Michigan, at Chicago's harbor...

4. Wellington Hotel Wellington Hotel Hotels Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Wellington Hotel, Wabash Ave. and Jackson St. [See "Hotels."]" From text: "Located on Wabash avenue and Jackson street. This hotel, although only known...

5. St. Joseph's Hospital St. Joseph's Hospital Hospitals Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] St. Joseph's Hospital, Garfield Ave. and Burling St. [See "Hospitals."]". From text: "The hospital is fitted with all the latest improvements for ventilation,...

6. Keeley Institute business office Keeley Institute business office Alcoholism--Treatment; Office workers Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Interior of Business Office. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "The Laboratory building contains ... [o]ffices for the clerical...

7. 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...

8. Alphonse Capone and John Stege Alphonse Capone and John Stege Organized crime; Police Caption: "Alphonse Capone, released from a Philadelphia jail, set Chicago on its ears, when he appeared unheralded in the office of John Stege, Commissioner of Detectives, and blandly inquired if he was...

9. Wells' Mastiff Shoes advertisement Wells' Mastiff Shoes advertisement Advertisements Copy reads: "Wells' Mastiff Shoes Best Line on Earth For Men, boys, Youths, Women, Misses, & Children. Made up in all popular leathers for every member of the household. Stylish-Satisfactory-Popular Largest...

10. Commercial Insurance Company's Building Commercial Insurance Company's Building Office buildings; Insurance companies Lettering in illustration reads: "Commercial Insurance Company's Building 160 & 162 Washington St. Chicago." Text reads: "We have become so accustomed to look eastward for successful and reliable insurance...

11. 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...

12. St. Vincent's Hospital St. Vincent's Hospital Hospitals; Orphanages Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital. [See "Hospitals"]". From text: "St. Vincent's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital.--Located at...

13. Chicago Opera House Chicago Opera House Theaters Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Entrance to the Chicago Opera House. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located in the Chicago Opera House building, a magnificent structure, southwest...

14. Receiving the Keeley treatment Receiving the Keeley treatment Alcoholism--Treatment Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Taking the Hypodermic Treatment. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "An illustration of the method pursued is given in this...

15. Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train Alcoholism--Treatment; Railroad stations Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Waiting for the Train at Dwight. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "Train time is always looked forward to at Dwight, sometimes...

16. Milwaukee Avenue State Bank Milwaukee Avenue State Bank Banks Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Milwaukee Avenue State Bank. [See "Banks, State and Private."]". From text: "Location Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter street. … Successor to the...

17. Park swimming pool Park swimming pool Swimming pools From text: "Under an act passed by the legislature May 14, 1903, the South Park commissioners were authorized to issue bonds to the extent of one million dollars for the purpose and creation of small parks...

18. Battle-Cry of Freedom Battle-Cry of Freedom Sheet music covers Caption: "Cover of "The Battle-Cry of Freedom" (Written by George F. Root at the Time of Lincoln's Second Call for Troops; First Sung by Frank and Jules Lumbard in Court House Square, Chicago) By Courtesy...

19. Rev. Dennis Dunne Rev. Dennis Dunne Clergy Caption: "Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". From text: "As a class the Catholic clergy were not noted for their support of the war, and for that reason the unqualified...

20. Rev. O. H. Tiffany Rev. O. H. Tiffany Clergy From text: "For the Methodists, Drs. T. M. Eddy and O. H. Tiffany stood out conspicuously. Dr. Eddy was a trenchant, forceful speaker, while Dr. Tiffany joined to a high intellectuality a gift of oratory...
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