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1. First National Bank Building First National Bank Building Banks The First National Bank was located at the southwest corner of State and Washington streets.

2. 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...

3. Democratic National Amphitheatre Democratic National Amphitheatre Political conventions Caption: "Democratic National Amphitheatre Situated on Michigan Avenue, near Twelfth street. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society".

4. Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Wigwam, site of 1860 Republican Convention Social & civic facilities Caption: The "Wigwam" where the Republican National Convention of 1860 challenged slavery by the nomination of Abraham Lincoln. Source for creator name: Lost Chicago (2000), by David Gerrard Lowe, p. 235....

5. 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...

6. Interior of the Wigwam Interior of the Wigwam Interiors; Social & civic facilities; Political conventions Caption: "Interior of the 'Wigwam' during the Republican Convention of 1860"

7. William F. Coolbaugh William F. Coolbaugh Banker; Legislator From text: "William Findlay Coolbaugh's rise and success was for a time phenomenal. He came to Chicago from Burlington, Iowa, with some reputation as a banker, and, though still in the thirties, so conspicuous...

8. Edward J. Kelly Edward J. Kelly Mayors From text: "Edward J. Kelly World's Fair Mayor[.] Chicago's second World's Fair came near starting as the first one had ended--without a mayor… On April 14, 1933, Edward Joseph Kelly, president of the...

9. Steins Bazaar Steins Bazaar Stores & shops Text in illustration reads: "81 83 City of Paris. Bazaar. M. Campbell's Hair Manufactory. National Bazaar. Steins Bazaar. E. H. Stein." From text: "The City of Paris, [i]n miniature, can be seen by the...

10. Main banking room Main banking room Banking From text: "Beyond the rooms of the savings bank … the visitor steps into the great spacious bank-room. It is a delight to the eye of even the veriest tyro in things artistic. Standing there in that...

11. Equitable Trust Company's offices Equitable Trust Company's offices Banking Caption: "Entrance to Equitable Trust Company's Offices." From text: "Bronze elevators, operated by electricity and moving in a shaft inclosed in beautifully designed bronze scrollwork, noiselessly carry...

12. Women's room in safe deposit vaults Women's room in safe deposit vaults Banking 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...

13. Entrance to vault Entrance to vault Banks; Vaults (Strong rooms) From text: "The portal of this treasure house is guarded by a double set of eight-ton doors similar to those in position in the business vaults of the bank on the floor above. A sentinel stands always...

14. Safe deposit vaults Safe deposit vaults Banks; Safe-deposit boxes From text: "Between these sets of apartments is the great treasure room of the safe deposit vaults--the immense room which is lined with 6,000 private safe deposit boxes of various sizes. The floor of...

15. Lewis L. Coburn Lewis L. Coburn Lawyers From text: "Lewis Larned Coburn was Chicago's pioneer patent lawyer and as a representative of the department of his profession in which he specialized he won national reputation, his ability placing him...

16. Leo Krzycki Leo Krzycki Labor unions; Labor leaders One of four individuals depicted above caption: "National Organizers, Chicago Campaign, 1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."

17. Nettie Richardson Nettie Richardson Labor unions; Labor leaders One of four individuals depicted above caption: "National Organizers, Chicago Campaign, 1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."

18. Emilio Grandinetti Emilio Grandinetti Labor unions; Labor leaders One of four individuals depicted above caption: "National Organizers, Chicago Campaign, 1919". On photograph: "371 I. P. E. U."
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