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1. May Day celebration 1921 May Day celebration 1921 Labor unions Caption: "May Day Celebration May First 1921. Second Regiment Armory. Arranged by the Chicago Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."

2. 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....

3. Haymarket Square Haymarket Square Markets Caption: "Haymarket Square is noted the world over as the scene of the anarchistic outrage on the night of May 4, 1886, when a bomb was hurled into the midst of a number of policemen who were attempting...

4. Clark Street Clark Street Business districts Caption: "Clark Street resembles no other street in the world. Even "The Bowery" lacks many of its fascinating peculiarities. Types of every nation on the earth may be found on this cosmopolitan thoroughfare....

5. James Hamilton Lewis James Hamilton Lewis Senators From text: "United States Senator James Hamilton Lewis … born in Danville, Virginia, on May 18, 1866 … A Chicagoan for thirty years, the World's Fair city's delegate in the United States Senate."

6. Maj. Gen. Geo. Bell, Jr. and staff Maj. Gen. Geo. Bell, Jr. and staff Military parades & ceremonies Caption: "Maj. Gen. Geo. Bell, Jr., and Staff on May 25, 1919"

7. Washington Park Club Washington Park Club Clubs From text: "The objects of the organization called the Washington Park Club, which was incorporated in 1883, are to promote good fellowship among its members by providing a club house and pleasure grounds...

8. Michigan Avenue streetwall Michigan Avenue streetwall Buildings; Waterfronts 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...

9. Chicago National Bank Chicago National Bank Banks From text: "When the new building of the Chicago National Bank was projected it was aimed to produce a structure which would immediately suggest to the observer that it was a bank. How well that idea has...

10. Bank vaults on main floor Bank vaults on main floor Banks; Vaults (Strong rooms) From text: "At the rear of the banking floor are ten immense vaults in which the money, valuables, and books of the bank are placed at the close of each day's business. If ever anything built by human...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. Chief Ebersold Chief Ebersold Police; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Caption: "Chief of Police Ebersold". Ebersold was Chicago's chief of police at the time of the Haymarket violence, on May 4, 1886.

14. Inspector Bonfield Inspector Bonfield Police; Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Inspector John Bonfield was present at the Haymarket on May 4, 1886. He marched 176 officers to the scene of the gathering there and ordered the crowd to disperse, after which events turned violent. (Source:...

15. The Chicago Riot book cover The Chicago Riot book cover Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886. Text on cover: "The Chicago Riot: A record of the Terrible Scenes of May 4, 1886. Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886."

16. Bion J. Arnold Bion J. Arnold Engineers From text: "Following the recommendation of the Committee on Local Transportation, the City Council, on the 26th of May, 1902, authorized the Mayor and City Comptroller to execute a contract with Bion...

17. Chicago theatres Chicago theatres Theaters From text: "Chicago is one of the best theatre cities in the land, in number of playhouses, in the variety of entertainments presented, and in point of discriminating patronage. Many high-grade productions...

18. Arrangements Committee Arrangements Committee Labor unions Caption: "Arrangements Committee, 5th Biennial Convention, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Chicago May 8-13, 1922". On photograph: ""371 I. P. E. U."

19. The Push-o-mobile The Push-o-mobile Settlement houses; Political campaigns Caption: "The Push-o-mobile." From text: "The fourth successful political campaign hand-running, in which Chicago Commons has taken effective part, was won last month. As the settlement experience and...

20. 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...
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