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Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.
Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18. Flags are flying including one with her name and the American flag. This was Chicago's largest excursion bo...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view of the heart of the Loop. Labeled sites include: Insurance Exchange, Continental and Commercial National Bank, Post Office, Dear...
Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Co. of Chicago, Illinois' screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American."
Description: Souvenir postcard sent to Harriet O'Shea of Madison from an unidentified friend who attended the Chicago International Aviation Meet. The Chicago meet, whi...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Portrait of William Howard Taft, used in his 1908 presidential election campaign.
Description: View from the upper right field corner of a baseball game in progress at the National League Ball park in Chicago. The stands are filled with spectators an...
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