1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902  
Cook County Juvenile Court founded
President Hayes’ Open Door Policy
Women’s Christian Temperance Union and Anti-Saloon League founded in Evanston

Timeline of the City's History : 1899

Chicago Board of Trade

Chicago Board of Trade
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A scene on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, commonly known as the 'Pit.' Many memorable 'battles of the giants' took place in this historic building, which stood from 1884 until 1929.

Courtesy of "Chicago and Its Makers" (Chicago: Felix Mendelsohn, 1929).

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