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Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

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: 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...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

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: 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: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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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: 1920 

Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

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: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

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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...

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: First two pages of the interior of the Hotel Sherman wine list, with a woodcut of a man in a top hat, suit coat, and trousers, lying supine on the ground,...

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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: 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...

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.

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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...

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: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

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