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Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.
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: 1873 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.
Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....
Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
Description: Photograph of a painting depicting a confrontation between police and protesters at the Haymarket in Chicago. Smoke from an explosion drifts in the backgr...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...
Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...
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...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...
Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...
Description: Libby Prison at the Columbian Exposition. Several carts, horses in front of the building.
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: 1886-05-04 ca.
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...
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...
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