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Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Tapestry Room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The view is of the fireplace on the north wall.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...

Date: 1931 

Description: Rows of seats lead up to a arched stage outfitted with a piano and chairs at the McCormick Works Club House theater. The IHC logo is embroidered on the sta...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: The southeast corner of the dining room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. According to the original caption, the paintings on th...

Date: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

Photograph

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Entrance hall and main staircase of 675 Rush Street [?].

Date:  

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the lounge in Ida Nayos Hall at the University of Chicago. A large tables sits in the middle of the room and upholstered chairs are arranged near...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company and sold by International Harvest...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes stands on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An architectural drawing of a house and swimming pool commissioned by B.J. Cahn of Lake Forest, Illinois.

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