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Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Photograph

Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

Photograph

Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and her brother Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947).

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1874 ca.

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

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

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

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