Children -- Clothing & dress, Clothing & dress, Department stores, Dining rooms, Electricity, Elevators, Furnishings, Furniture, Men -- Clothing & dress, Offices, Tailoring, Women -- Clothing & dress, Women employees, and Albumen prints
Primarily includes interior views of Mandel Brothers department store located at State and Madison Streets in Chicago (Ill.) after 1875. Departments includes home furnishings and furniture, yard goods, ladies' and children's clothing, menswear, umbrellas, gloves, belts, and other accessories. Also includes group pictures (probably the Mandel brothers), and employees working in offices and stock rooms, the elevators, dining room, and other store features. Electric lighting is visible in many photographs. Most images show employees, including women in sales or office situations.