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Photograph

North Clark Street

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Description: View of North Clark Street, including the Clark Street Theater. There is a horse-drawn wagon on the street, and streetcar tracks are visible.

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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: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising 3/4, 1, 1 1/2, and 2 ton International Motor Trucks.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

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: 1912 ca.

Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...

Photograph

Haymarket Square

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

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1918-09 

Description: View of the U.S. Government War Exposition at Grant Park taken from a window the International Harvester building on Michigan Avenue. A large crowd of peop...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Men look over papers on the hood of an International Scout during International Harvester's move from 180 N. Michigan to 401 N. Michigan. The building in t...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

Date: 1928-09-20 

Description: Stream of factory workers leaving International Harvester's McCormick Works. A sign along the front of the factory reads: "'Quality is the Foundation of ou...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Men, possibly employees of International Harvester, playing baseball in a city park. The park appears to be Grant Park in Chicago, which was located across...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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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: 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...

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