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    • Wood's Museum

    • Wood's Museum

    • Galleries & museums; Theaters

    • Lettering in illustration reads: "Wood's Museum Randolph street, between Clark and Dearborn." From text: "Col. Wood's Museum [i]s on Randolph street, between Clark and Dearborn streets. It is a handsome marble front, four-story building. It is...
    • 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 of a splendid rug contains a score of...
    • Woman's Temple

    • Woman's Temple

    • Office buildings

    • Caption: "The Woman's Temple, at the corner of Monroe and La Salle streets, stands as a monument to the untiring temperance workers of Chicago. It is twelve stories high and contains three hundred offices. The building is a fire-proof structure...
    • William McJunkin

    • William McJunkin

    • Advertising; Business people

    • William D. McJunkin was an advertising executive. He wrote the chapter entitled "Chicago Calls," in Chicago's reconstruction plan.
    • William Hale Thompson, Mayor

    • William Hale Thompson, Mayor

    • Mayors

    • Quotation below: "Let us turn our eyes to the future, with a determination to solve every question of reconstruction and to meet all problems of future progress of our beloved city, in that spirit of loyalty and unselfish helpfulness that has made...
    • 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 was he in politics, that he received...
    • William D. Boyce

    • William D. Boyce

    • Business people

    • From text: "A great nation is always the net result of the efforts of great individuals; similarly the history of successful cities is a history of its successful men. This has been notably true in the creation of Chicago. The men who have made...
    • William B. Ogden

    • William B. Ogden

    • Mayors

    • Caption: "William B. Ogden (Chicago's First Mayor, and "Biggest All-round Man in the Northwest")". Photograph is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
    • White Sox team of 1917

    • White Sox team of 1917

    • Baseball players; Baseball fields

    • Caption: "This is the White Sox team of 1917, champions of the American League and winners over the New York Giants for the world's title. In the center and forefront is Manager Rowland. Behind him to the right stands Kid Gleason, then coach, now...
    • White Sox team of 1906

    • White Sox team of 1906

    • Baseball players

    • Caption: "The White Sox of 1906, 'The Hitless Wonders,' world's champions. Upper row, left to right, Hart, E. McFarland, Davis, Comiskey, Isbell, Sullivan, White. Middle row: Walsh, Smith, Roth, Hahn, Dundon, Donahue, O'Neill, Tannehill, Rohe. ...
    • West Side Auditorium meeting

    • West Side Auditorium meeting

    • Labor unions

    • Caption: "Meeting of all of Joint Board Delegates, Local Executives and Shop Chairmen. West Side Auditorium, Jan. 13, 1921. Presented to Captains and Lieutenants of the $1,000,000 Lockout Fund Chicago Joint Board Amalgamated Clothing Workers of...

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