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1. 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...

2. Public library and John Crerar Library Public library and John Crerar Library Public libraries From text: "The Chicago Public Library occupies one of the handsomest public buildings in the Loop, at Michigan Boulevard, Washington and Randolph Streets. The structure is of Bedford limestone upon a...

3. Public Library Public Library Public libraries Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It...

4. 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...

5. Reference room Reference room Public libraries From text: "… the Reference Department, designed to serve and assist readers who may come to pursue their studies within the Library building. This department controls the entire resources of the Library....

6. Davis Square branch reading room Davis Square branch reading room Public libraries From text: "The wide distribution of Chicago's population has made it necessary to provide small branch or deposit libraries in the residence districts, thus, in a measure, carrying the benefits of the...

7. Blackstone branch interior Blackstone branch interior Public libraries 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...

8. Library Main Office Chicago Joint Board Library Main Office Chicago Joint Board Labor unions; Libraries Caption: "Library Main Office Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers". From text: "While these large meetings constitute the center of the educational activities of the union, classes for the...

9. Oaks Club Oaks Club Clubs Caption: "Austin Library Building and Club House." From text: "The Oaks was organized in January, 1882, and incorporated September 3d, 1884, its object being to promote social intercourse between its members...

10. Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 Charities; Fairs Caption: "The Northwestern Sanitary Fair of 1865 (The Building was Erected on Dearborn Park, now Occupied by the Chicago Public Library, with Bryan Hall as an Adjunct)"

11. Kenwood Club Kenwood Club Clubs From text: "From this meeting resulted the present Kenwood Club, the organization of which was perfected in February, 1884. In June of the same year the Club took possession of the house on Forty-seventh...

12. Standard Club Standard Club Clubs From text: "The Standard Club was organized in 1869, and chartered February 14th, 1887. The object for which it was formed is the social and mental improvement of its members by social intercourse and...

13. Northwestern University buildings, Evanston Northwestern University buildings, Evanston Universities & colleges Caption: "Northwestern University buildings at Evanston". Buildings labeled in montage are: "Fayerweather Hall of Science", "Dearborn Observatory", "University Hall", "Willard Hall", and "Orrington Lunt...

14. Rush Medical College Rush Medical College Universities & colleges From text: "Located on the corner of Indiana and North Dearborn street, was established in 1843. The new building, erected in 1857 at a cost of $70,000, is one of the finest educational structures in the...

15. Old College hall Old College hall Universities & colleges Caption: "This building, which still stands on the campus of Northwestern University, was the original Northwestern University Building. For many years it was used as a preparatory academy to the university,...

16. Northwestern University campus view Northwestern University campus view Universities & colleges Caption: "View on campus of Northwestern University, Evanston. A glimpse of Orrington Lunt Library. Courtesy of Northwestern University"

17. Skandinaven Building Skandinaven Building Newspapers Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Skandinaven Building, 183-187 N. Peoria St. [See "Newspapers."]". From text: "Location of publication office, the Skandinaven Building, 183, 185...

18. Delivery room Delivery room Public libraries From text: "The Delivery Room proper, which extends across the entire width of the building, with a length of 134 and a depth of 48 feet, is divided into three parts by a rotunda in the center, surmounted...

19. Reading room Reading room Public libraries 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...

20. Branch reading room Branch reading room Public libraries From text: "A goodly portion of well-chosen juvenile books serves to attract the children of the neighborhood, whose interest is further enlisted by means of an occasional story hour, when stories of the...
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