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Luncheon by Daniel Burnham
Caption: "Luncheon by Daniel Hudson Burnham, architect, to his city-planning colleagues in business when the Plan of Chicago was completed in 1908. From left to right (upper row) : Edward B. Butler, Daniel...
Comiskey and White Sox spring training train
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...
Rev. William W. Everts
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...
James Ryan, Maclay Hoyne and Frank Johnston, Jr.
Caption: "James Ryan (central figure), alias 'Prof. Charles T. Crane' of the clairvoyant trust, cleaned up $60,000 in seven months through detective bureau connivance. At right and left are Hoyne and his...
Hoyne and Lavin questioning Perry
Caption: "State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne, (at left) and Capt. Patrick J. Lavin (at right) questioning James Perry, one of the 'Teddy' Webb gang of auto bandits that, in 1912, terrorized the city."
Michigan Avenue, showing Auditorium
Hotels; Theaters; Offices buildings
Caption: "Michigan Avenue, showing the Auditorium[.] Michigan Avenue lies along the lake front and is a favorite driveway. No obstructing buildings lie between it and the lake and the cool breezes make...
C. A. Coey and Charles Bonaparte
Lawyers; Cabinet officers
Caption: "At the left--C. A. Coey, next to him--Charles Bonaparte, grandson of the late Napoleon the Great." Note: Charles Joseph Bonaparte was in fact a grand nephew of Napoleon 1.
From text: "The Union Club was organized in 1878 … In 1881, the present handsome club house was built. Admirably situated on Washington Place (at the corner of Dearborn Avenue) it attracts the attention...
Michigan Avenue streetwall
Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...
Criminals; Organized crime
Caption: "His Favorite Pose" Here is an excellent likeness of Alphonse Capone, the Big Boy of Chicago Gangland, and the greatest gangster that ever lived. When King Al poses for a photograph which isn't...
Scene after Tony Lombardo's assassination
Criminals; Homicides; Organized crime
Caption: "Tony Lombardo, King of the Mafia, and a lieutenant for Alphonse Capone. (Left) Madison and Dearborn Streets where Lombardo was assassinated one summer afternoon."
Peoples Gas Building
Caption: "Beauty and Business." View is looking northwest, from the Art Institute of Chicago, towards the Peoples Gas Building located at 122 S. Michigan Avenue. The Pullman Building appears at left.
Women's room in safe deposit vaults
From text: "At the left is a reception room for women, furnished quite in the style of a similar apartment in a luxurious residence. A uniformed maid is in attendance, the huge mahogany table in the center...
View west on Adams Street
Street scenes; Buildings
Caption: "The Vista of Adams Street." View is looking west from the Art Institute of Chicago. Pullman Building, at left; Peoples Gas Building, at right.
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Inter-Ocean Building, Madison and Dearborn Sts. [See "Newspapers."]. From text: "In 1861 the late James W. Shehan founded the Morning Post. In 1865...
Receiving the Keeley 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...
Blackstone branch interior
From text: "This beautiful structure is worthy of particular mention, not only because it is one of the finest and costliest library buildings of its size in the world, but also because it marks the beginning...
New post office site
Caption: "Chicago's recommended new post office site, new Union Terminal to the left, Northwestern Depot to the right. The Chicago Plan Commission has not recommended a type for the new Chicago postal...
South Water Street today
Caption: "South Water Street as it is today--a physical misfit in Chicago's scheme of development." From text: "South Water Street today is an economic waste; a burdensome charge on all the people; a drawback...
Two house on Lill Avenue
Caption: "The simple wooden cottage at left--with its unusual second-story porch--contrasts with a brick two-flat building on Lill Street."
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