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Date: 1893 

Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

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...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1893 

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1886 

Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1896 

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...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

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: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Jesus, along with two other men, are on crosses. On the left is a group of men. One soldier wearing armor...

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of a passenger pigeon with its head in profile. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeon lived in captivity under the direction of Profe...

Date: 1880 

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

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