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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: International model "G" truck with an empty bed sits parked along a curb. On the side is written "Swift & Company." Behind the truck is a line of billboa...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1892 

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: 1921 ca.

Description: International Model "L-101" truck parked alongside a curb. The truck has a sign advertising the company's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1886 

Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.

Photograph

Florist Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A florist's truck drives past an intersection in a business district. Buildings in the background have signs reading "Delaware Towers Grill" and "Hotel Mar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus", in the Chicago River.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.

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: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the "McCormick Mansion" located at 716 North Rush Street.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man removes a package from the back of an International D-15 truck owned by Atlas Linen Supply Company. The vehicle is parked along the curb in front of...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile rests in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelwei...

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.

Photograph

Business District

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Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

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