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Religious Denominations in Metropolitan Chicago

Source: Executive Secretary of the Chicago Church Federation Metropolitan Chicago, according to a survey made by the Chicago Church Federation, has nearly 2,000 churches with members and adherents in excess of 3,000,000. About 2,500,000 of these are divided equally between Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations and miscellaneous sects, or about 1.250,000 each. There are approximately 300,000 Jewish adherents in the Metropolitan Area. There are about 380 Catholic churches and the Protestant organizations possess more than 1500 buildings. A summary of active members and churches for most of the Protestant denominaions in Chicago follows:

No. of

Active Denomination

Churches Membership Ministers
Baptist.

126
38,539

252 Baptist-Colored.

187
112,008

153 Christian Reformed

21

7,000 Church of the Brethren.

6
1,424

6 Church of God...

12

2,000 Church of the Nazarene

11
1,290

19 Congregational

86
33,551

170 Disciples of Christ.

30
9,714

43 Episcopal

121
39,266

145 Evangelica!

38
7,500

36 Evangelical Free

6
1,000

8 Evangelical Mission Covenant.

5,512

45 Evangelical and Reformed.

84
37,320

87
Lutheran
Augustana Synod.

51
21,977

46 Danish Synod

2
455

2 Norwegian Synod.

32
9,300

36 American Synod

15
4,979

15 United Danish Synod

4

800 United Lutheran Synod

70
59,201

78 Missouri Synod.

201
86,406

196 Mennonite

8
500

8 Methodist

185
75,292

250 Norwegian Danish

7
930

7 Swedish

20
3,143

17 Colored

7
7,000

7 African Methodist Episcopal

34
16,744

57 African Methodist Episcopal Zion.

11
4,250

15 Colored Methodist Episcopal.

12
6,240

18 Free Methodist.

7
620

15 Polish National Catholic.

6
9,590

8 Presbyterian.

120
52,056

272 Reformed Church in America

15
6,227

15 Reformed Episcopal.

1;020 Reformed Presbyterian

1
60

1 Seventh Day Adventist

15
2,076

14 Society of Friends.

3

392 Swedenborglan

375 Unitarian

3,953 United Brethren in Christ United Presbyterian.

1,760 Universalist.

1,325 Welsh Presbyterian

550 Community and Independent

63

18,900 Total

1,676
692,923

2,189

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Chicago School Statistics

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Source: Chicago Board of Education School Average

School Average

Teachers'
Year Daily Schools

Year
Daily Schools

Teachers'
Ending Attend.

Salaries
Ending Attend.

Salaries
1910.
233,865.3 279 $7,341,054.59 1936.

436,027.0 385 $28,067,306.22 1915. 278,148.2 302 10,162,124.96 1937.

430,987.4 385 29,139,179.86 1920. 304,518.0 294 18,600,815.15 1938.

424,320.8 389

33,897,792.14 1925. 390,032.7 299 30,717,875.73 1939.

419,212.9 394

35,738,911.91 1930.. 435,422.2 357 36,000,757.61

1940.

411,641.9 394 36,449,055.85 1935. 438.275.3 385 27,878.222.63 1941.

399,438.6
HIGH SCHOOLS, 1941-1942

JUNIOR COLLEGES AND NORMAL SCHOOLS
Number Teachers Enrollment

Number Teachers Enrollment
Sept. 1941.

41
4,608 130,817 Normal

1
90

1,713
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Junior

3
199

4,891
336

8,071 281,096

Chicago Fire Department

Source: Secretary, Chicago Fire Department Commissioner, Michael J. Corrigan-$10,000. Lieutenants (282), $2,900.

Deputy Chief Fire Marshal, Anthony J. Mullaney Pilots (5). $3,200. --$7,500.

Marine engineers (6), $3,020.
Second Deputy Chief Marshal, Michael J. Cody- Fire engineer in charge of equipment and main-

tenance (1), $4,800.
$6,000.
Division Fire Marshal, drill master, George E. Supervising fire engineer (1), $3,900.

Fire engineers (254). $2,880.
Graves

Division marshal, deputy inspector, Edward F. Firemen, 1st class (1,770), $2,500.
Green-$5,000.

Firemen, 2nd class (56), $2,440.
Division Fire Marshal, fire prevention bureau,

Firemen, 3rd class (96), $2,320.

Candidates, 66. Salary $2,140. Joseph Graham.

Number of engine companies 122. Division fire marshals (13), $4,500.

Hook and ladder companies 49. Chiefs of battalions (56), $4,000.

High pressure companies 10. Captains (191), $3,200.

Water towers 3.

Chief Manufacturing Industries, Chicago Area, 1939

Source: United States Bureau of the Census (The industrial area of Chicago, as defined by the Census Bureau, comprises Cook, Du Page, Kane, Lake and will counties in Illinois and Lake county in Indiana.)

Wage

earners Industries

(average

Value of for the Wages products year)

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Macaroni, spaghetti, vermicelli, and noodles.
Machine and hand typesetting (including advertisement type-

setting)
Machine-shop products, not elsewhere classined.
Machine-tool and other metal-working machinery accessories,

metal-cutting and shaping tools, and machinists' precision tools
Malleable-iron castings
Malt liquors
Mattresses and bedsprings
Meat packing, wholesale
Mechanical power-transmission equipment.
Men's and boys' hats and caps (except felt and straw)
Men's and boys' suits, coats, and overcoats (except work clothing)

-made in contract factories.
Men's and boys' suits, coats, and overcoats (except work clothing)

--made in inside factories or by jobbers engaging contractors, Men's neckwear-made in inside factories or by jobbers engaging

contractors
Metalworking machinery and equipment, not elsewhere classified
Mulinery
Mirror frames and picture frames
Mirrors and other glass products made of purchased glass
Miscellaneous fabricated products not elsewhere classified
Motorcycles, bicycles, and parts
Motor vehicles, motor-vehicle bodies, parts and accessories
Musical instruments, parts, and materials not elsewhere classified
Newspapers: publishing and printing
Nonalcoholic beverages
Nonferrous-metal foundries (except aluminum)
Nonferrous-metal products not elsewhere classified
Omce furniture
Oleomargarine-pot made in meat-packing establishments.
Oven coke and coke-oven by-products
Paints, varnishes, and lacquers,
Paper and paperboard mills
Paper bags, except those made in paper mills.
Paperboard containers and boxes not elsewhere classified
Partitions, shelving, cabinet work, and office and store fixtures.
Pens, mechanical pencils, and ped points
Perfumes, cosmetics, and other toilet preparations.
Periodicals: publishing and printing
Petroleum refining
Photoengraving, not done in printing establishments (including

preparation of plates).
Photographic apparatus and materials and projection equipment

(except lenses)
Pickled fruits and vegetables and vegetable sauces and seasonings
Planing mills not operated in conjunction with sawmills.
Power bollers and associated products
Prepared feeds (including mineral) for animals and fowls
Printing ink
Printing-trades machinery and equipment.
Professional and scientifc instruments (except surgical and

dental).
Pumping equipment and air compressors
Radios, radlo tubes, and phonographs
Roofing, built-up and roll; asphalt shingles; roof coating (except

paint).
Sausage casings-pot made in meat-packing establishments.
Sausages, prepared meats, and other meat products not made in

meat-packing establishments.
Screw-machine products and wood screws
Secondary smelting and renning of nonferrous metals, not else-

where classified...
Sheet-inetal work not specifically classified
Signs, advertising displays, and advertising novelties.
Soap and glycerin..
Sporting and athletic goods not elsewhere classified
Stamped and pressed metal products (except automobile stamp-

ings)
Steam and other packing: pipe and boiler covering
Steel castings
Steel works and rolling mills
Stoves, ranges, water heaters, and hot-alr furnaces (except

electric)
Suitcases, briefcases, bags, trunks, and other luggage
Surgical supplies and equipment not elsewhere classified; or-

thopedic appliances
Textile bags-not made in textile mills
Tin cans and other tinware not elsewhere classified
Tools (except edge tools, machine tools, flles, and saws)
Trousers (semidress), wash suits, and washable service apparel
Vending, amusement, and other coin-operated machines
Wallpaper.
Window shades.
Wire drawn from purchased rods
Wirework not elsewhere classified
Wiring devices and supplies
Women's and misses' dresses (except house dresses) made in

contract factories..
Women's and misses' dresses (except house dresses)-made in

Inside factories or by jobbers engaging contractors
Women's, children's and infants' underwear and nightwear of

knitted fabrics.....
Women's, children's, and infants' underwear and nightwear of

silk and rayon woven fabrics

474 Chicago-Manufactures; Forest Preserve, Police, Sanitary District

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Forest Preserve of Cook County

Source: Cook County Forest Preserve
Name
Township Acre. Name

Township Acre. Deer Grove and Camp

Cummins Reserve. River Forest

8.83 Reinberg Palatine.

1,180 Riverside Woods & Zoo Proviso, Riverside. 1,735 Elk Grove

Elk Grove.

1.334 Calumet Portage. Lyons. Mors Woods. Wheeling

276

Warren G. Harding Pottawatomie Woods. . Wheeling,

541 Woods.

Proviso..

740 Winnebago Woods. Northheld. 230 Cantigny Woods Lyons

368 Portage Grove and Al

Argonne Forest

Lyons.

4,919 lison Woods. Northfeld 1,201 Sag Forest

Lemont, Palos.

230 Somme Preserve. Northfeld.

600 Palos Hills

Palos, Lemont. 3.645 Turnbull Tract, New

Black Partridge.
Lemont ....

39
Northfield.
180 Humphrey Woods. Orland.

1,008 Chewab Skokie. New

Beverly Hills or Ryan
Trier
Northfield

1,445
Woods

Calumet, Chicago. 183 Memorial Woods. Northfeld

320 Mascouen Reserve. Bremen, Orland.. 999 Harms Woods. Niles. 517 St. Miniel Reserva, Bremen

675 Linne Woods, Niles. 218 Kickapoo Grove., Thornton, Calumet

462 Oshkosh Woods. Maine. 197 Whistler Preserve.

Calumet. Northwestern Woods. Maine.

31 Beaubien Preserve Chleago, Thornton 270 Belleau Woods or Sen

Wolf Lake Preserve Chicago.

120 ne Woods. Maine

46 Burnham Woods.. Thornton, Chicago 375 Marne Reservation.. Maine

1,579 Shabbona Woods, Thornton. Miamis Woods. Niles.

300 Gurdon 8. Hubbard Sauganash or Caldwell

Forest

Bloom, Thornton. 1.655 Preserye. Niles, Chicago. 935 Wood Wilson Woods. Bloom

90 Che-che-Pinque Rese. Leyden.

1.620 Sauk Trail

Bloom.

1.188 George Rogers Clark

Miscellaneous

1.359.24 Reserve... Leyden

325 Thatcher's Woods. River Forest.. 280 Total.

34.642.07 Steele Preserve.. River Forest

131

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Chicago Police Department

Source: Secretary Chicago Police Department Commissioner, James P. Allman-$9,000.

Lieutenants (120), $3,072, 1 Chief Uniformed Force (1), $6,750.

Sergeants (479), $2.900. Chief Trafic Bureau (1), $4,500.

Patrolmen (5,626), $2.140 to $2,500. Supervisor of Police Division (6), $4,500.

Policewomen (57), $2,140 to $2,500. Secretary (1), $4,698.

Matrons (26). $2,140 to $2,500. Chief Detectives (1), $6.750.

Chief Police Operator (1), $2,960. Deputy Chief of Detectives (1), $4,770.

Patrolmen-Operator (28), $2,500. Captains (46), $3,720,

Total Personnel (including Miscellaneous), 6.695.

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Forty-one Railroads Enter City of Chicago Chicago is often referred to as the railroad center depots in the city and there is a daily trafic of

1,294 passenger trains. Chicago has 160 railway of the country. Forty-one railroads enter the city

yards, 73 freight stations and 85 locomotive termiand they represent 40 per cent of the mileage in nals. ' Sixteen belt lines in the city have a trackage the United States. The roads occupy six major of 2,122 miles.

Retail Trade in Chicago in 1939

NumKind of business ber of

stores

Source: United States Bureau of the Census
Em- Wages

Num-
Sales ployes In Yr., Kind of business ber of
$1,000 Av. No. $1,000

stores

Sales $1,000

Em- Wages ployes In Yr. Av. No. $1,000

Total, all stores

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Food Group
Grocery, no meats
Grocery, meats...
Dairy products.
Milk.
Meat.
Candy, nut
Confectionery
Delicatessen
Fruit, vegetable
Bakeries, caterers
Other stores.
General Stores

(with food)...

65

100 3301

18 879

876 4,193 2.755 1,341

97 6,710

967 5,743 1.903 1,558 345

32,378 2,748 4,508 16,059 1,373

2.469 6,425 372 585 3,518 435 678 5,777 503 691 599

85 10,771 891 1,163 10,655 882 1,153 85,830 26,776 19,921 77,496 24,909 18,593 7,287 1,644 1,092

1.047 223 236 53,575 8,381 8,165 16,552 3,409 3,512 37,023 4,972 4,653 62,139 8,516 8,292 56,847 7.928 7.608 5.292 588 684

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47,832 1.514,829 184,849 204,193 M'tor-vehicle d'rs

Used-car.
17,411 268,961 24,769 29,998 Ac'ry, tire, bat'ry.
5,757 70,715 4,969 4,679|Filling Stations
3,574 94,437 8,571 7,800
217 1,628 151

146|| Lumber, bldg
93 30.179 4,022 10,832 group
2.095

36.648 2,826 3,354 Lumber yards.
383 3,772 756) 535 Bldg. materials.
1,903 6,963 797 506 Heating, plumb.
1,450 7,769 370 299 Paint,glass, wall'p

584 5,395 575 485 Electrical supply
735
6,413 1,122

775 Hard're group
153 2,130 331

417|| Hardware

Eating Places..
7
436

Res't, cat'ias, I'rm

49
59

Lunch, coun. st'ds
Soft drink, ice c'm

Drinking places
1,070 452,212 58,937 61,158 Places with meals.

58 406,325 51,216 55,366 Places, other.
532

7.655 648 700 Drug Stores
142 10.705 1,114 1,163 With fountain.
333 26,967 5.871 3,840 Other..
4,420 151,623 18,820 21,972 Liquor Stores
378 7,347 622 765 packed goods.
357 20.321 1.813 3.009
172

23.315 3.027 3,917 OtherR'tail S'es
1,026 44,527

5,793

6,150 Fuel and ice..
162 7.842

776 1,470 Fuel-oll..
580 6,332 1,480 1,131 Jewelry stores
186 1.983 248 203! Book
148 2,406 501

215 Stationery
155

2,000 280 308 Cigar stores, st'ds
279 5,859

849 1,288 Florist ..
127 4,989 519 518 Gift, nov'ty, sinir
556 13,408

1,490

1,634 News..
81 8,165 1,082 1,057 Omnice, store ap'ce

Omice, store,
1,150 59,808 6,237 9,437 school supply
420 28,446 2,528 4,084 | Opticians
90 7,963 546 1,037 Photo'lcsup. cam.

Sporting goods ..
40
964
107

130 Plano, mus. Inst.

Scientine, medal 29

825 132 164 inst. and sup'ly. 62 1,733 111 155 | Other retail stores 137 2,101 607 604 Sec.-hind stores 122 9.515 1,683 2,418 Tires, accessories 136 6.555

388 592 Pawn shops.... 678 126,680 7,578 12.398 | Other sec.-hand.. 274 95,7481 5,4361 8,933

1.258

General merch

andise group.
Department
Dry goods.
General other..
Variety
Apparel Group.
Men's furnishings
Men's clothing
Family clothing.
Wren's rdy-to-w
Furriers, tur shops
Millinery
Corset & lingerie.
Hosiery.
Other apparel.
Custom tailore
Men's shoe..
Family shoe.
Women's shoe.
Furniture

house group.
Furniture
Floorcoverings
Drapery, curtain

upholstery. China, glassware,

metalware.. Interior dec'tors.. Other home fur'n. Household appli Radio, hou'ol ap'e Automotive grp. Motor-vehicle. .

1,381

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Chicago Stock Exchange Transactions and Seat Prices

Source: Chicago Stock Exchange
Stocks Bonds

Seats
Stocks Bonds

Seats Year Shares Par Value High

Low Year Shares Par Value High Low 1890. 1.097,663 $18,268,600

1932.. 15,642,000 $10,597.000 $9,590 $2,500 1900 1.418.738 8,362,600

1933. 18,288,000 1,433,000 10,000 3.000 1905 1.544,319 8,567,500

1934.. 10,178,000 847,000 6,000 2,000 1910. 894,362 7.347,000

1935. 12,483,000 429,000 5,000 2,000 1915. 715,557 9,316,100 $1,025 $750 1936. 19,436,000 194,000 7,500

2.000 1920. 7.367.441 4.652.400 8.250 4.900

1937
14,239,000

45,000 3,500 2,000 1925.. 14.102.892 8.748.300 6,000 4 000 1938. 7.707.000 221,600 2,000 1,500 1928. 38,941,589 7,534.600 75,000 22.000 1939. 8,420.000 1,776,000 2.100 1,500 1929. 82.216.000 4,975,500 110.000 60,000 1940

6,850,000 526,000 1,500 1,500 1930. 69.747.500 27.462,000 45,000 12,000 19 41** 4,131,000 35,600 1,200 550 1931. 34,404,200 12,480.500 24.000 5,100

Prior to September 5, 1929, when number of memberships was increased from 235 to 470. The High and Low after September 5, 1929, was $50,000-$26,500.

**To Sept. 27, 1941.
Arthur M. Betts is Chairman of the Board; his term expires June 1, 1942.
Kenneth L. Smith is President; his term expires June 1, 1942.

Condition of Members of Chicago Clearing House Association

No.

Source: Chicago Clearing House Association; figures are as of June 30, 1941 C1. H.

Surplus & Demand Time Clearing House Members

Capital Profits Deposits Deposits 1 First National Bank of Chicago,

$30,000,000 $43,948,000 $1,077,141,000 $184,134,000 3 Continental Ill. Natl. Bank & Trust Co. 50,000,000 59,904,000 1,438,354,000 171,283,000 8 Bank of Montreal.,

4,231.000 2,320,000 11 City National Bank & Trust Co..

4,000,000 3,807,000 168,203,000 12,760,000 15 Northern Trust Company

3,000,000 11,017,000 328,406,000 81,318,000 28 Harris Trust & Savings Bank

6,000,000 12,395,000 302,933,000 27,770,000 Drovers National Bank,

1,000,000 1,070,000 36,199.000 35 Live Stock National Bank.

1,000,000 1,553,000 23,625,000 4,560,000 48 Mercantile National Bank

600,000 680,000 16,584.000 4,142,000 49 American National Bank & Trust Co... 1,600,000 2,645,000 77,536,0001 6,210,000 President--Bentley G. McCloud,

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