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Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.
Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.
Date: date unknown
Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...
Description: Chicago and Northwestern train with the Chicago skyline in the background.
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...
Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.
Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.
Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...
Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.
Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.
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...
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: View from Outer Lake Shore Drive looking south from Foster Avenue. Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline are in the background.
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...
Description: Shriners on parade in Chicago. The men are dressed in middle eastern costume for an "Oriental Band" from the "-ktash Shrine Temple" [name obscured].
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...
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...
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...
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