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Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One hot summer day the clown finds an ice cream maker. With teamwork and ingenuity, the Teenie Weenies climb into the bucket and return with pails and pail...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue of a design for a pendant featuring a large faceted yellow stone. The elongated setting features a foliate design at e...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a necklace with a large faceted blue stone hanging from a chain with circular and rectangular links.

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Description: Original drawing of the first floor of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, an...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A highly detailed design for a necklace featuring a large green stone and two teardrop shape stones hanging below it.

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: A hand-colored drawing on tissue mounted on beige cardboard of a design for a ring. The design depicts a tall, oval dark blue cabachon with a triangular di...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on beige tissue mounted on green cardboard, of a design for a pendant. A large, tear drop shaped smooth red stone hangs from a short c...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a buckle shaped brooch featuring blue square cut stones. The two halves of the design represent options III and IV to be offered...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for an earring showing front and side views. A round mottled stone is surrounded by a black ring decorated by four incompl...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on card, of a design for a diamond and platinum ring with the specifications for eight diamonds. The design was for Mrs. R.M. Weyerha...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

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