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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: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...

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...

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...

Date: 1928 

Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1893 

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

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

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

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

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:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two International Model G-61 trucks, with drivers, parked on a cobble-stone city street. The trucks were operated by the "American Painters' Roller Company...

Date: 1926-12-24 

Description: Rooftop view of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. It was located at...

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