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Roosevelt Theater

Date:  

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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch of a memorial plaque, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, intended for the lobby of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The sketch includes notes writt...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of passengers arriving at Southern Pacific Railroad Station, built around 1880. Published by Lola B. Tomlinson.

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: Looking towards the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 from the path leading up to the front entrance in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Mapleside

Date: 1970 

Description: Mapleside, a historic home on University Avenue, being demolished. It is the future location of Burger King.

Photograph

Harriett Grimm

Date: 1920 before

Description: Harriet Grimm speaking from a vehicle bearing a banner that reads, "votes for women." She is stopped in front of T.G. Mandt's wagon shop.

Date: 1939-10-01 

Description: A group poses at the laying of the cornerstone for August Derleth's new house, the Place of Hawks. Attendees include, back row, left to right, E.B. Trimpey...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1929-10-12 

Description: Ten musicians that make up the Broadway Gardens Orchestra pose on stage with their instruments.

Date: 1902 

Description: Three women are sitting on the porch steps of Professor Allen's home, located on Langdon Street. Two of the women hold hand fans in their lap.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.

Date: 1927-07-15 

Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fifth page of calendar for September and October, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvestin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jockeys exercise their horses in the paddock at Arlington Park while spectators look on. The elevated view shows a crowded parking lot at right. Arlingto...

Photograph

Caroline Rest

Date:  

Description: View of fireplace with tools, decorative stands, an ash can and flanking benches. Above the fireplace an engraved dedication reads: "Caroline Rest: Founde...

Date: 1941-05-13 

Description: St. Bernard's Catholic Church, 2460 Atwood Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

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