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The office of the Chicago Press Club, 133 N. Clark, circa 1894.

  

 

The main reception room, circa 1894.

 

The Whitechapel Club, an offshoot of the Chicago Press Club, 1889-1895, named after the London district where Jack the Ripper operated. 

Among the prominent members: Finley Peter Dunne (standing, right; Chicago Journal);  Charles Seymour (seated, extreme left) and Brand Whitlock (seated, foreground right), both of the Chicago Herald.

26 N. Dearborn, purchased by the club in 1907, operated as headquarters until 1917.

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