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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1939-01-18 

Description: View from across street of a man unloading newspapers from the back of an International D-Series panel truck owned by the Charles Levy Circulation Company....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

Date: 1933 

Description: View from Outer Lake Shore Drive looking south from Foster Avenue. Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline are in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Photograph

McCormick Offfices

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view across street of a McCormick agency(?) or dealership(?) building with man visible through a window. The windows are painted with symbols and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," leaving Chicago. Skyline of Chicago is in background with one building with sign reading Armo...

Date: 1893 

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

Photograph

Florist Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A florist's truck drives past an intersection in a business district. Buildings in the background have signs reading "Delaware Towers Grill" and "Hotel Mar...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 WorldÂ’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1937 

Description: Headquarters of the International Harvester Company at 180 North Michigan Avenue. The building was completed in 1937 and was located at the intersection of...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1918-05-15 

Description: Vacant city lot cluttered with litter and advertising billboards for Premium Ham and Bacon and Wool Soap. The department likely used the photograph to show...

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Date: 1939 

Description: View from street of man loading a bouquet into the back of an International D-2 panel van owned by Lou's Flower Shop. The truck is parked along a commercia...

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Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison War Museum.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...

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