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Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...
Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...
Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.
Date: 1898-10-19 before
Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...
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