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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: 1906 ca.

Description: Simple, green International Harvester logo on the back cover of Feed Grinders catalog. This version of the logo was used before 1946.

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

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: 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: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

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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...

Date: 1891 

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

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...

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Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

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Description: Memohead of Cameron, Amberg & Company of Chicago, Illinois, a printer, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books and letter files. On the left is a view o...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

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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...

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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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