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Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...
Description: Workers wearing aprons are plucking, cleaning, and dressing chickens at the Schauls Live Poultry Farm. One man is looking at a chicken over an open McCormi...
Description: Street scene of Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street in Chicago. The Allerton Hotel is in the background.
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...
Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.
Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...
Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Highly decorated, perhaps for a parade, International Model E truck owned by Barcal & Barta parked outside the company storefront. A sign on the side of th...
Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...
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...
Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...
Description: International Harvester factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a "steel strike" near Tractor Works.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.
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...
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
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...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: As confetti falls from above, men walk on Michigan Avenue in a parade behind an automobile with an American flag.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...
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