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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of various power units and tractors on display at Soldier Field for International Harvester "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original capt...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...

Date: 1940 

Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlson Grocer. The truck is parked in front of th...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the central basin, Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. There are several boats on the basin. On the right is a large statue of a bu...

Manuscript

Century Grills Menu

Date: 1933 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the Century Grills at the 1937 World's Fair. On the cover is a black and white photograph of a fair building, and silv...

Date: 1865-05-01 

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Edward, left, and Conrad Petersen, right, pose while holding hands with an unidentified young woman standing between them. They are on a lawn in front of t...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

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Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison War Museum.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1865-05-01 

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: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1934 

Description: Armored C-30 truck built for Brinks Incorporated parked in front of a castle in the "Irish Village" exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Ch...

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