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Title: Chicago, a history and forecast
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Harper, William Hudson, 1857- ed Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry Quaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959 McIlvaine, Mabel
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) — Description and travel Chicago (Ill.) — History
Publisher: [Chicago] The Chicago association of commerce

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c 3 o J3 >. J=! ^ aj r^ • H t S I*- a o o r: Is 0) :: ™ en C fc- O 4-> o y o i| a oT 3 >, -^ ^ J= rt^ CJ « o :, iH s — CTi oo ^ i£ »—» oj •^ o S5 o ^ K C/i_; *z^ ui <-i— i—t o O &.S £ ?► > t- ^:^ _o o J3 aJ CJ ^ rt S o Pi ^_, CO <u 108 with its achievements in Chicago, but with its vast deedsfor civilization throughout the world. The great educational plan of Archbishop Mundelein,which is definitely and rapidly unfolding, centers aboutthe University of St. Mary of the Lake, the seat of whichis being erected on a 1,000-acre tract on the shore ofSt. Mary Lake at Area, near Libertyville, about fortymiles from the heart of the Loop. On this site thedivinity school, including the colleges of philosophy andtheology, are to stand, with the administration building,chapel, dormitories, power houses, library, recreationhalls with terraced lawns, roads and bridges, to cost

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Dormitory units at St. Mary of the Lake Theological Seminaiy. Permission of Joe W. McCarthy, architect. some ,000,000 now under construction, the school ofphilosophy being ready for occupancy. The university departments of De Paul and Loyola,already well established, and of the new college forwomen—Rosary college—under construction in RiverForest, are to be a part of the great university, eachfunctioning as a separate unit, but with the degree-con-ferring power centering in the University of St. Maryof the Lake. The Quigley Memorial seminary on the near NorthSide is the preparatory school for the divinity school.The present large number of high schools for girls andfor boys, scattered about the city, is being added to anduniformly graded so as to be preparatory schools forthe other colleges of the university. Practically everyparish has its parochial school, from which the pupilsare graduated into the high schools, the completed sys- 109 tern taking *he child from the primary g

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Image from page 223 of “Chicago, a history and forecast” (1921)
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Identifier: chicagohistoryfor00harp
Title: Chicago, a history and forecast
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Harper, William Hudson, 1857- ed Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry Quaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959 McIlvaine, Mabel
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) — Description and travel Chicago (Ill.) — History
Publisher: [Chicago] The Chicago association of commerce

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ctionstarted in the near future. The wastes from this industryare equivalent to the domestic sewage of 1,000,000 peo-ple, so this plant will be a project of some size. Finally will come the Southwest Side treatmentproject, which will handle the sewage of about 2,000,000people who will live south of the Loop and river andnorth of Eighty-seventh Street. All the sewage treatment plants will be designed witha view toward future expansion. Sufficient land is pur-chased at each site to make room for the future growth.The population to be served will be near 5,000,000 peo-ple by 1950, but it will not stop at that figure. Whenthe above outlined program is carried out the ChicagoRiver and the drainage channels, instead of receivingraw sewage as at present, will receive clear effluent fromthe treatment plants and the improvement over presentconditions will be as great as the present is over the past,when the Chicago River was in fact an open sewer anda menace to the health of the community. 219

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_bC cfi u a 3 -a *^ >. ft 1 -r rt o 4-1 O e ft ^ Kn ^— o•^ £3 220 CHICAGO NEEDS CONVENTION HALL Cities Seeking to Dispute Chicagos Lead as Convention Center Build Fit Meeting Place—Exposition Hall— Municipal Pier—Public Garage Chicago greatly needs a convention hall which shouldbe a town meeting hall, auditorium and exhibit hall com-bined, with smaller meeting and exhibition halls in-cluded. It should have a seating capacity of upwards of7,000 in the main auditorium with smaller halls seating50, 200, 500 and 1,000 respectively. It should have rail-road connections and so located as to be convenient ofaccess from all parts of the city. Chicago is each yearlosing a number of valuable conventions and exhibitswith and without conventions because of lack of suitablefacilities in which to hold such gatherings. Other citiessuch as Milwaukee and Cleveland have facilities to carefor the larger affairs beyond Chicagos accommodations. An ear

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Image from page 418 of “Historical review of Chicago and Cook county and selected biography. A.N. Waterman … ed. and author of Historical review” (1908)
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Title: Historical review of Chicago and Cook county and selected biography. A.N. Waterman … ed. and author of Historical review
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: Waterman, Arba N. (Arba Nelson), 1836-1917
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) — History Chicago (Ill.) — Biography Cook County (Ill.) — History Cook County (Ill.) — Biography
Publisher: Chicago, New York, The Lewis publishing company

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of invaluable service with the municipal law department. Dur-ing this period he put through a vast amount of important business,One of the vital measures which he incorporated into the laws ofthe state was that providing for the annexation of territory adjoin-ing the city. An act looking to that end was declared unconstitu-tional by the supreme court, and Mr. Knight was then selected to pre-pare a new measure to cover the case; this he did, and it was passed CHICAGO AND COOK COUNTY 799 by the legislature in 1S89. In June of tlial year, under the provisionsof this law, Hyde Park, Lake View, Jefferson, the Town of Lakeand portions of Cieero, were annexed to Chicago. In Inly, 1889, Mr. Knight resigned as assistant corporation coun-sel and engaged in the pri\ate practice of his i)rofession, under thefirm name of KniglU and Hrown. In 1893 tlie senior member wasappointed general counsel for the Lake Street h^levated RailroadCe:)mpanv, and in Ajnil, i8(;7, to a like ])osition with the Union

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CI.AKKNlK A. KNKinL. Elevated Railway Company, the Northwestern Elevated Railroad andall the surface electric lines connecting with the North and WestChicago Street railways. Perhaps his most noteworthy service inthis capacity was the litigation which he conducted over the rightto build the Loop elevated railroad on Lake and Van Buren streetsand Wabash and iMfth avenues. Tliis he handled with the decision,good judgment and jjrofessional force whicli ha\e marked his careeras a pri\ate ])ractitioner, a represer.tatixe of the ci(_\- and an advocate 8oo CHICAGO AND COOK COUNTY of transportation improvements. Mr. Knight is president of theChicago and Oak Park Elevated road, which office in connection withhis legal identification with other lines mentioned, makes him oneof the strongest factors in Chicago in the management and develop-ment of the transportation systems of the municipality. In 1903the firm of Knight and Brown was discontinued, after which thesenior practiced alone until Nove

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Image from page 120 of “Olcott’s land values blue book of Chicago” (1921)
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Title: Olcott’s land values blue book of Chicago
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Geo. C. Olcott & Co
Subjects: Real property Real property Real property Real property Zoning
Publisher: Chicago : Geo. C. Olcott

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See 31 Class Vac Acres See 31 Class 4-7-lJost Vao-Amar ifO 17m SSf Seo 30 Vac Acres Pew Homes HEt Seo 31 Rew Suts All Tao-Not PTd SEi Seo 31 New Silts All Vao-ITot Pva OLCOTTS LAND VALUES BLUE BOOK THE BILLS REALTY, Inc. Every Sound Real Estate Service Loop—Sooth Shore—We»t Side—North-West SideNear North Side—North Shore PROPERTY MANAGEMENT GENERAL BROKERAGE MORTGAGE SERVICING REORGANIZATIONS INSURANCEDevelopers of Indian Hill Estates Loop Office—134 S. La Salle St., Sute 0266BRANCH OFFICES: Evanston South Shore .S29 Davis St. 1920 East 71st Street (Hriargate 1106) (Hyde Park 2604) (Creenleaf 1166) West SideIndian Hill Estates 1B2 S. Oak Park Ave.. Oak Park 2703 Ashland Ave. ^,4* v5 ^^l (Wilmette 2792) (Euclid 3147) North-West Side 4810 X. Kimball Ave(Keystone 1261) CONSULT OUR ADVERTISERS THEY ARE AMONG THE LEADINGREAL ESTATE MEN in their respective districts See Index to advertisers OLCOTTS LAND VALUES & ZONING 1936 T. 42 N.—R. 13 E. N. See Page 1 \

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IJW OTi Seo 29 Class 9-10-ll-7ao Lots-AmerHW* Seo 32 Class All Vacant-Not PvdSWt See 32 Class All Yacarri-not Pvd S. See Page 9 2300 SBi Sec 29 Class 3-4-5-7-9-Tao Lots-Amer SSi Seo 32 Class 3-4-rib3t Yaoant-Pame SEi Seo 3S Class All Yacant-fanns OLCOTTS LAND VALUES BLUE BOOK MEMORANDA >4-

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Image from page 118 of “Olcott’s land values blue book of Chicago” (1921)
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Title: Olcott’s land values blue book of Chicago
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Geo. C. Olcott & Co
Subjects: Real property Real property Real property Real property Zoning
Publisher: Chicago : Geo. C. Olcott

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I PUBLIC TAcr Glenview: Even Nos. Dorth & West 1300 S. See Page 7B 900 SWi Sec 25 Class 7-l.Io3t Vae-WdDR StS PTd&Wooded UW* Sec 36 North Shore Golf CTaS SffJ See 36 Class V-Hew Suta-Pvd Sts-Most Yao 500 SE% Sao 25 Willnette Oolf Club i P.P.HE* See 36 Vacant Acres & Forest Presarre3eJ Seo 36 yaoant Acres & Forest Preserve OLCOTTS LAND VALUES & ZONING 19362 N.—R. 13 I See FageiH

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See 31 Class Vac Acres See 31 Class 4-7-lJost Vao-Amar ifO 17m SSf Seo 30 Vac Acres Pew Homes HEt Seo 31 Rew Suts All Tao-Not PTd SEi Seo 31 New Silts All Vao-ITot Pva OLCOTTS LAND VALUES BLUE BOOK THE BILLS REALTY, Inc. Every Sound Real Estate Service Loop—Sooth Shore—We»t Side—North-West SideNear North Side—North Shore PROPERTY MANAGEMENT GENERAL BROKERAGE MORTGAGE SERVICING REORGANIZATIONS INSURANCEDevelopers of Indian Hill Estates Loop Office—134 S. La Salle St., Sute 0266BRANCH OFFICES: Evanston South Shore .S29 Davis St. 1920 East 71st Street (Hriargate 1106) (Hyde Park 2604) (Creenleaf 1166) West SideIndian Hill Estates 1B2 S. Oak Park Ave.. Oak Park 2703 Ashland Ave. ^,4* v5 ^^l (Wilmette 2792) (Euclid 3147) North-West Side 4810 X. Kimball Ave(Keystone 1261) CONSULT OUR ADVERTISERS THEY ARE AMONG THE LEADINGREAL ESTATE MEN in their respective districts See Index to advertisers OLCOTTS LAND VALUES & ZONING 1936 T. 42 N.—R. 13 E. N. See Page 1 \

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State Street In Downtown Chicago, Illinois, Part Of What Is Known As The “Loop”, 10/1973
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Original Caption: State Street In Downtown Chicago, Illinois, Part Of What Is Known As The "Loop". It Is A Typical Scene Of Office Workers, Shoppers And Visitors In The Heart Of The City. This Is One Of The Main Streets In The City, Dividing It East And West. Many Of Chicago’s Famous Shops Are Located On It Such As Marshall Fields Co. And Goldblatts, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13747

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

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African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
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Black Children Play Outside The Ida B. Wells Homes, One Of Chicago’s Oldest Housing Projects, 05/1973
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Original Caption: Black Children Play Outside The Ida B. Wells Homes, One Of Chicago’s Oldest Housing Projects. Located On The South Side There Are 1,652 Apartments Housing 5,920 Persons In 124 Buildings. In The City Vast Portions Of The New "loop" And Lakeshore Areas On The South Side Have Been Systematically Vacated As A Result Of Fires Vandalism Or Failure By Owners To Provide Basic Tenant Services Then They Are Razed And Replaced With High Rent Highrise Buildings, 05/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13707

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
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Construction Workers Silhouetted Against A Bright October Sun In South Side Chicago, 10/1973
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Original Caption: Construction Workers Silhouetted Against A Bright October Sun In South Side Chicago. Some Blacks Charge That Areas Of The New "loop" And On The South Side Have Been Systematically Vacated As A Result Of Fires, Vandalism Or Failure By Building Owners To Provide Basic Services To Tenants. And That The New Apartment Units Are Expensive, Appealing Only To A Small Percentage Of The Black Community And Almost None Of The Area’s Previous Residents, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13733

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

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Black Construction Worker In South Side Chicago, 10/1973
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Original Caption: Black Construction Worker In South Side Chicago. Some Blacks Charge That Areas Of The New "Loop" And On The South Side Have Been Systematically Vacated As A Result Of Fires, Vandalism Or Failure By Building Owners To Provide Basic Services To Tenants. And That The New Apartment Units Are Expensive, Appealing Only To A Small Percentage Of The Black Community And Almost None Of The Area’s Previous Residents, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13734

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556186

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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