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1. Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Baseball; Railroads 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...

2. Farragut Boat Club Farragut Boat Club Clubs From text: "The present club house (at 3016 Lake Park Avenue) was completed in the spring of 1886."

3. Park Club Park Club Clubs From text: "The Park Club had its beginning at a social gathering of the leading gentlemen of South Park early in the spring of 1886. … The selection of its name was the natural sequence of its unrivalled...

4. 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....

5. Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Cemeteries Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between...

6. Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce Chambers of commerce; Boards of trade From text: "Chamber of Commerce--Board of Trade Is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle streets. Its walls are built of Athens marble, and its dimensions are 93 by 181 feet. It is in the modern...

7. Chicago harbor Chicago harbor Harbors From text: "In 1833 Congress made the first appropriation of $30,000 to improve the harbor. The north pier was run out a short distance and a light-house erected. An embankment was made to cut off the...

8. Christian Brothers Academy Christian Brothers Academy Private schools From text: "The Academy of the Christian Brothers, on Van Buren street, near Clark, was first opened in the spring of 1868, and has already achieved a very high and deserved celebrity. In the Order of...

9. Charles A. Comiskey Charles A. Comiskey Baseball Caption: "The Old Roman ready for a hike in the northern woods (1917)." From text: "Wherever the Sox go, at trainload of camp followers are certain to be on the trail. Many found it inconvenient to go...
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