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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago & North-Western Railway Co.

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miles from the city of La Crosse,to which stages run twice daily, connecting withboth our passenger trains. A stage also runs fromhere via Melrose to Black River Falls, three timeseach week. Considerable lumbering is carried on at 98 The North and West Illustrated. this station. From this point a line of railroad isbeing built into La Crosse, and soon we shall haveour through trains running into that enterprisingcity. Midway, 273 miles from Chicago. New Amster-dam, 4 miles distant, McGilroys Ferry, 5 miles,Gales Ferry, and Stevenstown, 5miles, are tributa-ry. La Crosse, 8 miles distant, is reached by stage. Trempealeau, 284 miles from Chicago, is inTrempealeau county, (a large but not densely pop-ulated county,) 7 miles from Galesville, the cap-ital of the county, and has 600 inhabitants. PineCreek, 291 miles, Marshland, 292 miles, andBluff1 Side, 295 miles from Chicago, are new sta-tions. We have now reached the Mississippi river,and will cross it on a fine bridge, built at a cost of

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W. S. Ingrahams Gold Fish Pond, Waukegan, III.—page 105 0,000 by the Chicago & North-Western RailwayCo., and at 297 miles from Chicago reach Winona. This city of 11,000 persons, is the cap-ital of Winona county, Minn., which was organizedin 1854, and has 28,000 inhabitants. Lake Winonaadjoins the city limits, and in an early day was sonoted for its game, that its surroundings were named Prairie aux Isle, or Prairie of Winged Fowl.1Some years after it was named Wabasha Prairie,after the Sioux chief of that name, whose tribe formany generations made this location its home. Thecounty is quite famous for its trout streams. Thecity of Winona is the largest and most important commercial city in Southern Minnesota, and thethird in point of population in the State, and is sit-uated on a beautiful level prairie, on the west bankof the Mississippi river. The first white settlementmade in this place was in 1851. Winona is noted for the natural beauty of its site ;for its healthfulness ;

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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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be further helped by the opening, widen-ing and extension as main streets of such as WesternAvenue, Robey Street and Ogden Avenue, but there is 155 need for an enlarged program of street improvement,because in the nine-mile width of Chicago there are butthree through north and south streets, and in its lengthof twenty-six miles but twenty-two east and west streets. Another Chicago plan project of much commercialbenefit is the effort to secure two blocks on Canal Streetbetween the Chicago and Northwestern depot and the newUnion station as the site for a new post office. Chicago,the pivotal business point of the entire United States,suffers inadequate postal facilities, and not only Chicagobut the entire country is the loser. Attractive City Brings Great Wealth to Itself The city which is attractive to an intelligent popula-tion, arousing its pride and militant championship, isalso likely to be attractive to the world at large. Thenext generation is growing up to accept as its own, and

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Transformations of a century about the site of Fort Dearborn,the timber walls of which rose on the near side of the riverwhere now sweeps broad Michigan Avenue crossing thestream at two levels on Chicagos finest bridge. In therivers center lies the Rush Street bridge discarded. Beyondthe queenly Wrigley Building the new Chicago Tribuneplant rests solidly at the right, and in the distance, were thepictures area extended, might be seen Chicagos newest greathotel, the Drake. Thence align themselves Chicagos mostbeautiful mansions. Permission of Ralph C. Diggins Company. 156 as features of a beautiful and distinguished city, theMichigan Avenue improvement, the forthcoming lakefront park, forest preserves, Field Museum, the stadium,and similar spectacular and useful improvements whichare to serve in splendid fashion the welfare of the people.Travel and trade come to interesting cities and Chicagomust consider the advantage of the revenue to be derivedfrom hundreds of thousands of tourists.

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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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Page { OLCOTTS LAND \ALUES BLUE BOOK Ahead of Date in Real Estate HEDBERG & BISTOR Real Estate Investments APPRAISERS : COUNSELLORS : FINANCINGSTATE BANK BLDG. 120 SOUTH LA SALLE ST., PHONE RANDOLPH 1742 Specializing in NORTH SIDE PROPERTIES PHONE SUPERIOR 6573-3546 Anshel Shamberg & Sons real estate loans – insurance 800 NORTH CLARK STREET CHICAGO Specializing in theManagement and Sale of North Central Properties Valuations on This Page Are for 100 Fe«t in Depth 71 Page 62

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©SO II 3oo loio©so I I ^oo 1^ nso SSo II looo 0 ST I^Sa; 1 \r\i—I !5 moon. ,■« 11 ^31 – iitoof ^tA3S5i |tof ^ felsa J3TTSSD jUdII iScnssaj! zL^-lsMa;>7„„f •:<^ – -i-.J^°° a-i,..^Ijctsoi ?:sL3ra ^rasss io,S — * – * ° -° — kii^A^ looo _| IISOu IiOO Q AV -lO Page 81 ( OLCOTTS LAND \ALUES BLUE BOOK WILLIAM 0. GREEN WALTER V. AIKMAN ARTHUR J. DALIES Ogden, Sheldon & Co. FOUNDED 1836 Agents forChicago Dock and Canal Co. Real Estate-Mortgage Loans-Renting 30 North La Salle St.Telephone Main 1014 Cable Address Tishburn THIS DISTRICT ONLY A slogan adopted eight years ago by EARLE A. SHILTON Realtor 637 North Michigan AvenueSuperior 4373 To indicate an intensive development of theNorth Central District TODAY Means to the public mind that this office is a reser-voir of facts on investments in the Near North Side. *IT PAYS TO SEE A SPECIALIST Valuations on This Page Are for ICO Feet in Depth 72 ALEXANDER PRUSSINGHARRY F. PRUSSING PRUSSING AND COMPANY Preferred Prope

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Title: Radford’s practical barn plans : being a complete collection of practical, economical and common-sense plans of barns, out buildings and stock sheds
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Radford, William A., 1865-
Subjects: Barns Architecture Farm buildings
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Radford Architectural Co.

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134 RADFORDS place in the usual manner The concretewall extends up to the floor level wherethe wood construction begins. The spacebetween the studding from the floor up tothe window sill level is also filled withconcrete after the walls have been sidedwith drop siding over a layer of thick tarpaper. After the concrete between thestudding has become hard metal lath areput in place on the interior face of stud-ding and over the concrete, which is thenplastered with cement mortar, making a PRACTICAL elevator boot for loading grain into thebins. This granary being located near thecenter of the barn is very convenient forfeeding the stock and adds to the exteriorappearance of the building. The basementof the granary is used for the storage ofroots for the stock and can be equippedwith a kettle for boiling and mi.xing foods,etc. The cow barn contains 57 cow stalls andarranged with a feed alley running

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cement wainscoting around the walls,which makes a perfectly sanitary barn.The concrete filled walls help greatly tokeep the barn warm in winter and cool insummer, as well as to stifi^en the structureagainst heavy winds. The granary is located at the center ofthe north side and contains eight largehopper bottom bins for the storage ofgrain and feed. The bottom of each binis connected with a spout leading to anelevator boot in the basement, which ele-vates the grain to a revolving head so thatthe grain can readily be transferred fromone bin to another or onto a truck or wag-ons. Some of the bins also have spoutswagon-bed height above the floor for feed-ing purposes. The main driveway of thebarn goes through this granary and con-tains a combination dumping scales witha hopper imder the floor spouted to the through the entire length with the man-gers on either side, so the cattle can beconveniently fed from a truck or a trolleytrack system suspended from the ceiling.The cows stand facing

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Title: The Chicago massacre of 1812 : with illustrations and historical documents
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
Subjects: Fort Dearborn Massacre, Chicago, Ill., 1812 Chicago (Ill.) — History
Publisher: Chicago : Dibble Pub. Co.

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year when Colonel de Peyster luckily makes anote of his existence; all about him must have been awaste place so far as human occupation is concerned.Bands of roaming Indians from time to time appearedand disappeared. French trappers and voyageurs doubt-less made his house their halting-place. Fur-traderscanoes, manned by French voyageurs, engages and** coureurs des bois, paddling the great lakes and uncon-sciously laying the foundation of the Astor fortunes,

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From CvclopKfHa of Iliited Stntes History.—Copyriglil,18Sl,by Harper k Hrotlicrs. GENERAL ANTHONY WAYNE. r T TiiK DAKK in:i; callcil, from lime to time, to buy the stores of iK-ltrywhich lie li;i(l collected, and leave him the whisky ofwhicli lie was so fond, hr.t the rest of his time was spentin patriarchal isolation and the society of his Indianwives and their half-breed offspring;. vSo far as we know,scarcely a civilized habitation stood nearer than CareenHay on the north, tlu- Xermilion branch of the Wabashon the sonth and the Mississippi on the west; a tract ofnearly fifty thonsand square miles. Pointe de Saibles occupation ended about with thecentury, when he sold the cabin to one Le Mai. Beforethis time, however, other seltlements had been begunnearer than those above mentioned ; and even in thevery neighborhood there were a few neighbors. OneGuarie had .settled on the west side of the North Branch;and Gurdon Hubbard (whocame here in iSiSj says thattha

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Title: The Chicago massacre of 1812 : with illustrations and historical documents
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
Subjects: Fort Dearborn Massacre, Chicago, Ill., 1812 Chicago (Ill.) — History
Publisher: Chicago : Dibble Pub. Co.

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ians and Mad Anlliony Wayne, whohad hiUly whiitped Uk ni into a Ircaly-niakin^ frame ofniiiul. This treat)- phiced tlie l)rt\vecn tliewhites and the Indians east of the entire state (A Indiana,but exeepted and retained for tradin.i;^ i)()sts severalisolated seetions west of the line, anion^^ them onel)ieee of land six miles square at the moutli of Chiea,L;oRiver, emptying intt) the southwestern end of I.akeMiehigan, where a fort formerly stood. Meche kan-nah-(iuah or Little Turtle, who tooka prominent part in the making of the treaty, was thefather-in-law of William Wells, the hero-mart\r of themassacre, as has been set forth in Part I. Baptiste Pointe deSaible, some time inthe last century, builta log house on thenorth bank of the Chi-cago River, near LakeMichigan, just wherePine street now ends.V This modest dwelling existed through vicis-situdes many and ter-rible. When built, itstood in a vast soli-tude. North of it werethick woods wiiichcovered the whole of

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LITTLE TURTLE-ME-CHE-KAN-N.\H QUAH. what is now Chicagos proud North Side. In frontof it lay the narrow, deep and sluggish creek whichforms the main river; and, with its two long, stragglingbranches, gives the city its inestimable harbor,• with *The citv has, besides, another harbor alon.i; the Calumet lake and river,some ten milt s to Die soutlnvard, which, when fully improved, will exceedthe first named iu extent aud value. 56 THE CHICAGO MASSACRE OF l8l2. twenty-seven miles of dock frontage. Beyond it,stretching indefinitely southward, lay the grassy flatnow the South Side, the business centre and wealthiestresidence portion. Westward, beyond the north and south branches ofthe river, stretchedthe illimitable prai-rie, including whatat the present timeis the West Side,the home of manu-^W^ -^^ facturing enterprise^-^x and of a populationlarger than that ofthe two other por-tions put together.And to the east-ward lay the lake ;the only thing innature which JeanBaptiste could rec-ogn

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Title: Birds and nature in natural colors : being a scientific and popular treatise on four hundred birds of the United States and Canada
Year: 1913 (1910s)
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Subjects: Birds — North America
Publisher: Chicago : A.W. Mumford, Publisher

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t of the Eagletruly befits the grandeur of the scene. Cradled on a beetling cliff and schooled inthe clouds, it is little wonder that the Eagle should have become for us the symbolof both prowess and aspiration. Even in captivity there is something awful abouthis piercing eye, and the unrest of the royal captive appeals to all that is chivalrousin our natures. But the reputation of the Eagle race, quite as in the case of our own, hasbeen made by a few individuals, and their feats are a revelation of the possibilitiesinherent in the breed rather than chapters from common life. Never shall Iforget the pained disappointment of my first Golden Eagles nest in the CascadeMountains of Washington. The situation was romantic enough—a ledge of rocksome three hundred and fifty feet uj) on the side of the gulch and seventy-fivefeet clear of the talus below. At the time of my first visit. May 18th. the ne.^tcontained two eaglets about six weeks old. Armed with a stout birchen staff I 834 o r^ re

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workctl my way over to a secure footiiij; witliin a doy.eii feet (jf the nest. Tlieremaininjj distance was a nasty bit of climbing, aiul I preferred to await the firstoiislaiifjht of tlie outraged parents where there w<juld be some chance for defense.Iudi^e! The fire-eatinj; binls aj^peared once or twice in tlie middle distance, butpaid no more attention to the peril of their offspring than as if I had been aMagpie, coveting the crumbs from the royal table. Three weeks later I revisited the nest and jnit the eaglets to llight. One ofthe old birds came up and superintended the gliding downfall of the least capablechild, but seeing her safely upon the ground immediately went away marmot-hunting in jKrfcct unconcern, if there is one bird above another of a gentle andunsuspecting nature, I judge the Golden F,agle to be that bird. lUit doubtless thisalso is a hasty generalization. On the cliffs of I^occne formation near I-ossil, Wyoming, I once located a(loldcn ICagles nest. The materia

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Title: Chicago
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Authors: Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 Hornby, Lester George, b. 1882, ill
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) — Description and travel Chicago (Ill.) — History
Publisher: Boston New York : Houghton Mifflin Co.

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d thesettlement worker. Within its area livesalmost one half of Chicagos population;yet scarcely more than a fifth of its in-habitants are of American-born parent-age. Counting those who were immi-grants themselves, or whose parents wereborn in a foreign land, the West Sidecontains a German city as large as Danzig,a Polish city the size of Posen, and a Bo-hemian city the size of Pilsen. It harbors,too, more men, women, and children ofRussian birth or parentage than are to befound in Nizhni-Novgorod, together withas many Italians as there are in Pisa, andas many Swedes as live in Helsingborg. 6S Chicago of Norwegians there are probably asmany as inhabit Trondhjem, and of theIrish more than the city of Londonderryhouses. Some thirty languages, moreover,are spoken in this vast melting-pot, wherescarcely more than a generation ago thecustoms, speech, and traditions of NewEngland were so firmly planted that theyseemed ineradicable. Michigan Boulevard at the Art Institute IV. The South Side

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IVTHE SOUTH SIDE ALTHOUGH the North Side is nowtheir abiding-place, many of ourfirst families lived until a decade or soago in houses of the South Side, whichhave either been altered into automobileshow-rooms, or display in their dingy win-dows the sign Rooms and Board. Theencroachments of business, however, ratherthan any fickleness on the part of its in-habitants, have altered the character ofthis once fair portion of the city, many aloyal South-Sider having dwelt in his oldhome near the lake until his light andair were diminished by giant buildings, orrouged denizens of the underworld be-came his neighbors. Only Hyde Park, a quondam suburb,has been able to withstand the incursions 69 Chicago of both industry and infamy. Being themost American portion of the city, it hasfought, back to the wall, with New Eng-land weapons, protective associations andlaw and order leagues having thus far pre-served its upright character. Containingthe only dry district in an otherwisewet town, Hyde Pa

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Closeup Of Townhouses Owned By Blacks On Chicago’s South Side, 10/1973
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Original Caption: Closeup Of Townhouses Owned By Blacks On Chicago’s South Side. Middle Class Blacks In The City Generally Live On The South Side, West Side, Near North Side, In Highrise Apartments Along The Lake Front And In The Suburban Ring. The 1970 Census Noted Nearly Half Of The Nation’s Blacks And 58% Of Chicago’s Blacks Were In The Middle Income Brackets, 10/1973

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Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

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South Side Townhouses Owned By Blacks In Chicago On Cottage Grove Avenue At 33rd Street, 10/1973
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Original Caption: South Side Townhouses Owned By Blacks In Chicago On Cottage Grove Avenue At 33rd Street. Middle Class Blacks In The City Generally Live On The South Side, West Side, Near North Side, In Highrise Apartments Along The Lake Front And In The Suburban Ring The 1970 Census Noted Nearly Half Of The Nation’s 22.7 Million Blacks And 58% Of Chicago’s Blacks Were In The Middle Income Brackets, 10/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13729

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

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