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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 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1893 

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

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

Photograph

Crowded Lake Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: International Harvester's first headquarters building at 7 Monroe Street on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue. IHC later sold the building and proper...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago and Northwestern train with the Chicago skyline in the background.

Photograph

Business District

Date:  

Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Photograph

Haymarket Square

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1933 

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

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