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Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Date: 1933-04-06 

Description: International trucks owned by the Chicago Tribune line up in front of the Chicago Sunday Tribune building. Buildings on the Chicago skyline are in the back...

Date: 1936-02-03 

Description: A man helps children get into an International C-1 school bus (station wagon). In the background is a large brick building.

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

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Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

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: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Sheridan Road. Automobiles are on both sides of the road. The Edgewater Beach Hotel is in the background.

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

Haymarket Square

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Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the business district and skyline. The Wrigley Building and clock tower stands in the foreground; it was built in 1920 by William Wrigley...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Photograph

Chicago Skyline

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the city skyline from a street corner. Automobiles drive past pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Date: 1917 

Description: A man sits in an International truck outside of a large three-story house in Chicago. The truck bears the text "The Fair."

Photograph

Women in Parade

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women, possibly International Harvester employees, carrying American flags and a company banner in a parade. The parade may be on Michigan Avenue in Chicag...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works factory, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. Men in the foreground stack piles of lumber. After 1902, th...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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