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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Office staff and factory foremen at the McCormick Reaper Works. The men in the top row from left to right are: Wm. Schaefer, Palmer, Herman Veller (machin...

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: 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...

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1896 

Description: Frontal view of two passenger pigeons. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, profe...

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: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

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: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a young passenger pigeon, on a cardboard box. This species of pigeon is now extinct. One of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Date: 1862 

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

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...

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: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

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