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Photograph

Chicago Skyline

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1917-04 

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: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

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: 1945 

Description: International Harvester Building looking north on Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

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: 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: 1939-01-18 

Description: View from across street of a man unloading newspapers from the back of an International D-Series panel truck owned by the Charles Levy Circulation Company....

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view of rows of Farmall A and Farmall B tractors in the Chicago Tractor works loading yard. Original caption reads " From: International...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

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: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Early Apothecary Shop exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.

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