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Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...
Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...
Description: Frontal view of two passenger pigeons. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, profe...
Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...
Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.
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: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.
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: 1895 ca.
Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...
Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
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