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1. 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...

2. Two spinning methods Two spinning methods Settlement houses; Galleries & museums Caption: "Two methods of Syrian spinning and European wheel." From text: "The spinning was illustrated by Italians, Greeks, Russians and Syrians, who spun with a distaff for holding the flax, and a spindle...

3. Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Wacker Monument in Graceland Cemetery Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments Caption: "Graceland.--Monument of Frederick and Catharine Wacker." From text: "Before the close of the year 1893 the number of the silent inhabitants of the necropolis Graceland will have reached 60,000....

4. O'Leary House O'Leary House Houses Caption: "The O'Leary House, back of which the Great Fire is said to have started." From text: "The cause of the fire is not known, even after the diligent investigation which was undertaken a few weeks...

5. Relic House Relic House Historic sites; Tourism Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Relic House--Near Lincoln Park. [See "Relic House."]". From text: "The most interesting and ornamental monument of the fire is the "Relic House,"...

6. 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...

7. Crilly buildings Crilly buildings Houses; Apartment houses Caption: "The Crilly buildings--including eight homes and ten apartment houses--lie between North Park, St. Paul, La Salle, and Eugenie, and have been called "the foundation stone of modern Old Town."...

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. Officers of Local Union No. 183 Officers of Local Union No. 183 Labor unions From text: "The first union of women workers, of the great packing houses of the Union Stock Yards of Chicago, was organized at the University of Chicago Settlement last April with twenty charter members....

10. 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...

11. Benjamin F. Ferguson Benjamin F. Ferguson Business people; Philanthropists From text: "Benjamin Franklin Ferguson, an old and respected business man of Chicago, died April 10, 1905. By his will, after providing certain small bequests to relatives, he committed to the Northern...
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