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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1924-08-24 ca.

Description: The interior of the Center Street Pharmacy at 2002 W. Center Street.

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

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Western Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel was t...

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

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Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

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Small Garage

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Small garage with houses behind on North Weil Street.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

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Description: Stereograph elevated view of Saint John's Cathedral, on 812 North Jackson Street, from the Courthouse. Lake Michigan is in the background.

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Roosevelt Theater

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Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...

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Commission Row

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Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

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Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...

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Brandt House

Date: 1935 

Description: House from the east elevation. Part of Historic American Buildings. Image has a brick road, telephone poles and wire, and a building in the back with a s...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...

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