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J. W. Taylor photograph album, [ca. 1885-1900]

Primarily views of Chicago's main streets, large commercial buildings, and residences of prominent Chicagoans. Streets include Clark, Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Randolph, South Water and State Streets. Commercial buildings include major hotels, Board of Trade, Real Estate Board, Chamber o...


Postcards collection, ca. 1893-[ongoing].

Collection primarily contains commercially distributed color postcards with views of Chicago (Ill.) arranged by topics. Major groupings include office, commercial, and civic-ceremonial buildings; churches and other religious buildings; hotels and restaurants; museums and art galleries; hospitals;...

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William F. Ryan photograph collection, ca. 1850-1900.

Collection of lantern slides depicting Chicago scenes, which were part of a collection belonging to 34th Ward Alderman William F. Ryan. Includes images of municipal buildings, hotels, churches, and railroad and shipping facilities before and after theGreat Fire of 1871, as well as views of the Wo...

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