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<!table of contents as they will be reprinted from the old volume!> CONTENTS PREFACE PART I. THE BEGINNINGS OF A CITY INTRODUCTION?3 JACQUES MARQUETTE?13 A Winter at Chicago?13 JOHN FRANCIS BUISSON DE ST. COSME?18 The Mission of the Guardian Angel?18 SAMUEL A. STORROW?23 The Soil of Chicago?24 The Chicago River?25 JOHN TIPTON?27 Fort Dearborn and Chicago?27 WILLIAM H. KEATING?31 The Natural History, Indians, and Disadvantages of Chicago?32 CHARLES BUTLER?40 Chicago in 1833 in the Eyes of an Investor?41 Land Speculation?49 CHARLES JOSEPH LATROBE?54 The Pottawattomie Treaty?55 Fort Dearborn and Chicago?56 The Pottawattomie Indians?58 Chicago?59 The Treaty?62 PATRICK SHIRREFF?65 Trade and Hotels in 1833?66 CHARLES FENO HOFFMAN?70 A Ball?71 The Weather?74 A Horse Race and a Wolf Hunt?75 HARRIET MARTINEAU?81 Houses, Hotels, and People?82 JAMES SILK BUCKINGHAM?87 Chicago in 1840?88 SARAH MARGARET FULLER?95 The Prairie?95 The Lake?97 JOHN LEWIS PEYTON?99 Seeing Chicago from a ?Trap??99 Business in Chicago?101 Wildcat Banking?104 A Dinner at Chicago?107 Drainage of Land?107 A Visit to the Theater?109 A Winter Morning?110 Amusements?110 PART II. AN ERA OF EXPANSION INTRODUCTION?115 FREDRIKA BREMER?125 Prairies?125 Germans in Chicago?130 J.J. AMPERE?133 The Physical Setting of Chicago?134 Houses, Churches, and Schools?135 The Reaper?138 Recreation?139 The Prairie?139 ISABELLA LUCY (BIRD) BISHOP?141 An Advertising House?142 Physical Setting?145 WILLIAM FERGUSON?148 Streets, Buildings, Waterways, and Railways?148 ANONYMOUS?151 Chicago in the Fifties?151 The Chicago River?152 Streets and Bridges?153 The Bridge in Fictitious Literature?154 Buildings?156 Thoroughfares?157 Dress of Chicagoans?158 Fort Dearborn?159 The Water Supply?160 Hotels and Hotel Food?161 Money?163 Observance of the Sabbath?164 EDWARD L. PECKHAM?166 Chicago ? A Mean Spot?166 WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSEL?171 The Setting of Chicago?171 Chicago in the Civil War?172 CHRISTIAN H. JEYNE?176 A Norwegian Immigrant in Chicago in the 1860s?176 F. BERMAN ZINCKE?182 Chicago?s Buildings?182 City Ordinances?184 Trinity Church?185 Secular and Religious Schools?186 Chicago?s Drinking Water?189 ALEXANDER FREAR?191 The Great Fire of 1871 PART III. THE RISE OF A MODERN CITY INTRODUCTION?207 SIR JOHN LENG?219 Five Years after the Fire?219 Buildings?221 The Stockyards?223 The Board of Trade?224 ?The Situation of Chicago?, Waterworks and Parks?224 LADY DUFFUS HARDY?226 Grand and Stately Chicago?226 ANONYMOUS?230 Prominent Characteristics of Chicago?230 A City Rebuild?231 Trade, Traffic, and Building?232 The Union Stock Yards?233 Chicago Board of Trade?235 Influential Men of Chicago: Philip D. Armour, Marshall Field, Farwells, Potter Palmer (Palmer House), Bankers, George M. Pullman?237 RUDYARD KIPLING?250 How I Struck Chicago, and How Chicago Struck Me. Of Religion, Politics, and Pig-Sticking, and the Incarnation of the City among Shambles?250 PAUL DE ROUSIERS?262 The Evolution of Industry?263 The Pullman Workshops and the City of Pullman?264 GUISEPPE GIACOSA?275 A City of Smoke?275 JULIAN RALPH?287 A Rapidly Moving and Business-like City?287 Chicago?s Buildings?291 Metropolitan Area?294 A City of Young Men?295 Manufactures?298 Clubs?300 A Distinctly American City?300 Chicago?s Parks, Streets, and Homes?301 The Women of Chicago?305 M.E. BRUWAERT?324 Chicago and the World?s Columbian Exposition?325 MULJI DEVJI VERDANT?340 The White City?340 JAMES FULLARTON MUIRHEAD?351 Chicago, the City of Contrasts?351 WILLIAM T. STEAD?355 The World?s Fair?356 Destruction of the World?s Fair Buildings?357 The Trade and Labor Assembly?360 The Interesting Year 1893?362 The Romance of Chicago?363 PART IV. FROM WORLD?S FAIR TO WORLD?S FAIR INTRODUCTION?369 PAUL BOURGET?381 A Strange and Unreal Scene?381 The Traffic in Meat?386 The Sunday Edition of a Newspaper?391 GEORGE WARRINGTON STEEVENS?395 Chicago, the Amazing?395 PRICE COLLIER?402 A City of Pork and Plato?402 WILLIAM ARCHER?408 Chicago ? Its Splendor and Squalor?408 COUNT PETER DE VAYA AND LUSKOD?417 Industry and Strikes?417 Educational and Religious Institutions?422 Parks and Recreation?425 Foreigners in Chicago?426 The Inauguration of a Church?426 EDWARD HUNGERFORD?429 Chicago and the Chicagoans?429 JULIAN STREET?441 Chicago?s Individuality?441 Marshall Field and the Chicago Tribune?447 Skyscrapers and the Stockyards?453 City Planning?427 ARTHUR EVERETT SHIPLEY?461 Universities and Armistice Day?461 WALTER LIONEL GEORGE?466 A City without Peace?466 Mass and Space?469 Armour?s Packing Plant?470 Chicago?s ?Boosting??
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Chicago (Ill, ) Description and travel Sources, Chicago (Ill, ) Social life and customs Sources, Chicago (Ill, ) History Sources, Visitors, Foreign Illinois Chicago, Travelers' writings