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Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1862 

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

Date: 1889 ca.

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

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: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A standing full-length cabinet card portrait of William Conrad Seipp, the oldest son of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He rests his left forearm on an ornate...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group view of several passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon also?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in c...

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: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

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: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

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.

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

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

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

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