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Date: 1893 

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

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: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Photograph

Grant Park

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Grant Park and cars on the adjacent street taken from the International Harvester offices.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1933-01-09 

Description: Bird's eye view of International Harvester's exhibit building at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. The shore of Lake Michigan is on the le...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across street towards a boy and girl standing on the street corner across from the granite mansion built for Conrad Seipp at 3300 South Michigan Avenu...

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: 1938-11-12 

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...

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: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: International model "G" truck with an empty bed sits parked along a curb. On the side is written "Swift & Company." Behind the truck is a line of billboa...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across streets towards the tower with a steeply pitched roof which anchors the southeast corner of the Conrad Seipp mansion at 3300 South Michigan Ave...

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