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Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...
Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.
Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Flags hang above a McCormick Harvesting Machine display at what is possibly the World's Columbian Exposition (The World's Fair of 1893). A painting of a bi...
Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".
Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.
Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...
Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...
Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Oval-framed quarter-length portrait of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890). He is wearing a suit and vest with bow tie. The collar of the suit coat ha...
Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...
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