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Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

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: 1868-12-16 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with others visible below. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avi...

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: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon with immature plumage. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. A dove is visible in the background. Part of a group of pigeon...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936). Mr. McCormick was the oldest son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). He was p...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, in a cage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Profess...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

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: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".

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