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Hull-House neighborhood.
Henry Booth House.JPG

Founded in 1898 and named after Judge Henry Booth, the first head of the Chicago Society for Ethical Culture, the settlement initially served Russian Jews who lived near the city’s open-air Maxwell Street market. From 1906 until its demolition to…
Panama Canal.jpg

Opened on August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal connected the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Isthmus of Panama.