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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: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile rests in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelwei...

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: International Model 63 truck operated by the Chicago-based Gordon Transfer Company. The truck is on a snow-covered street in what appears to be an urban, r...

Date: 1926-12-24 

Description: Rooftop view of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. It was located at...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1940 

Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...

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Palmer Mansion

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street towards a worker shoveling a sidewalk in front of the Potter Palmer mansion on North Lake Shore Drive. The three-story granite face...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards a boat called "The Imperial" moored along the dock at the McCormick Reaper Works. The boat is loaded with freight. In the backgro...

Date: 1945 

Description: International Harvester Building looking north on Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1933 

Description: Woman playing golf at Sydney R. Marovitz(?) golf course near Belmont Avenue. The Chicago skyline is in the background.

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: 1933-04-06 

Description: International trucks owned by the Chicago Tribune line up in front of the Chicago Sunday Tribune building. Buildings on the Chicago skyline are in the back...

Photograph

Chicago Stockyards

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of cattle stockyards. Cattle can be seen in many different pens.

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

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