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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: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

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Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General William B. Franklin, a corps commander of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, seeing acti...

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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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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

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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: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Meister Bräu, 'The Beer' Brewed and bottled by Peter Hand Brewing Co." In the top le...

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: 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: 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: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Parrett motor cultivator, featuring an illustration of the machine at center flanked by illustrations of a farmstead, and a man using...

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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: 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...

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bullock Tractor Company. A photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field is accompanied by the text, "Wor...

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900) by the Century Publishing and Engraving Company. Leander was a younger brother of Cyrus Hall McCor...

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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