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Photograph

Chicago Skyline

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the city skyline from a street corner. Automobiles drive past pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

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...

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1933 

Description: Elevated view of the American Legion Parade in Grant Park(?). The photograph was likely taken from the window of the International Harvester offices on Mic...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1945 

Description: International Harvester Building looking north on Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Confetti falls as pedestrians and automobiles take to the street during a parade.

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: 1917 

Description: A man sits in an International truck outside of a large three-story house in Chicago. The truck bears the text "The Fair."

Photograph

Haymarket Square

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

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