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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

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Description: Letterhead of the Red Cross Hygienic Company, distributor of disinfectants and insecticides, with the company's circular logo with a red cross in the cente...

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Description: Letterhead of the Troy Laundry Machinery Company, with a classical figure of a man wearing a work apron and caligae, holding in his right hand a hammer, an...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1861-10-10 

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...

Date: 1928 

Description: Front of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American" for season. Gives rates for cruises on the "North American" or "South American" between Chicago, Il...

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Description: Memohead of the Live Poultry Transportation Company, with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, with a three-quarter view of a stock car for transporting live...

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Description: Interior menu pages from Mortons Surf Club, with spot illustrations on colored rounds of representative items, such as the "Mortini" for the drinks section...

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Description: Front cover and selected drink pages from the Kona Kai Lounge, a Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in the Marriott Hotel, with a carved figure used as a...

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Description: Front cover and first two pages of Guey Sam menu, with the name of the restaurant in a red heart (characters) and a column-shaped decorative field (English...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Tan-colored back cover of Sterling Threshers catalog with green International Harvester trademark logo that reads "Look For This Trade Mark On The Genuine"...

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Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A visual comparison of an old International Harvester logo and a new one as shown on the cover of "The Corporate Mark."

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: Front and back covers of the Hotel Sherman wine list of cocktails, wines, champagnes, and liqueurs, with a woodcut of a man clutching multiple bottles of s...

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...

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Description: Poster with long list of parade ground maneuvers for silent drill at the Armory on the corner of State and Adams Streets. Arranged for the use of the Ellsw...

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Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

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