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Date:  

Description: Memohead of Cameron, Amberg & Company of Chicago, Illinois, a printer, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books and letter files. On the left is a view o...

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

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...

Date: 1933 

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

Date: 1939 

Description: View from street of man loading a bouquet into the back of an International D-2 panel van owned by Lou's Flower Shop. The truck is parked along a commercia...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

Date: 1917-04-18 

Description: Young boys digging a garden in an urban setting on "Mowhawk Street near Larrabee." Original caption reads: "Newberry School boys who have gotten into the h...

Date: 1951 

Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...

Photograph

Mrs. Anna Woodward

Date:  

Description: Mrs. Anna Woodward, Kate Quinney's employer, seated in an electric car parked in front of a city building.

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: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

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: 1945-11-05 

Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...

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: 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: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and automobiles on Michigan Avenue from a window in the International Harvester building. Grant Park is across the street.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: As confetti falls from above, men walk on Michigan Avenue in a parade behind an automobile with an American flag.

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