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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; On board the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria", looking aft.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

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...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

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: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

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