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Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for an earring showing front and side views. A round mottled stone is surrounded by a black ring decorated by four incompl...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard, of a design for a brooch in the form of a round spider web with a fly trapped on it. The bo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, labeled 4., of a design for a ring featuring a large green cabochon. The stone is surrounded by a ring of white stones, with an outer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three Teenie Weenies have runaway from home. Unfortunately, they've been captured and put into a cigar box with a heavy bolt on top. Luckily their Teenie...

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a pendant. A large green stone is mounted in a setting of metal which is either carved or set with smaller stones. Two...

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...

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Chicago in 1831

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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: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on card, of a design for a diamond and platinum ring with the specifications for eight diamonds. The design was for Mrs. R.M. Weyerha...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue of a design for a pendant featuring a large faceted yellow stone. The elongated setting features a foliate design at e...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of an intricate design for a pendant. The design features multiple stones, possibly diamonds. There is a small hinge at the lower left...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing on beige paper of a design for a pendant. The design features two teardrop shaped pearls, each suspended from a foliate ring with one ring suspen...

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