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Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.

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: 1933-06-21 

Description: Pedestrians near the entrance to Farm Machinery Hall at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1956 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine mill with shipping platform at the McCormick Reaper Works, just after construction. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men unload pieces of lumber from the opened boxcars of a train near the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

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Automobile in Snow

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Rear view of an automobile resting alongside a snow-filled Michigan Avenue during the winter. Other automobiles are parked near commercial buildings in the...

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...

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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: 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: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

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Business District

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Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Photograph

Vegetable Store

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...

Date: 1865-05-01 

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...

Date: 1941-04-24 

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

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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...

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