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Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

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: 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: 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: 1886 

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

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1886-06-21 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...

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 

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: 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: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; On board the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

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: 1887 after

Description: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' monument to Abraham Lincoln, installed 1887. Image shows the bronze sculpture from its foot framed by young foliage in the backgro...

Date: 1893 

Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

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