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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1886 

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

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: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

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...

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: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

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