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

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...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

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: 1891 

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

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the amenities aboard the "North American" and "South American".

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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...

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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: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone line of tillage implements. Features a color illustration of a farmer behind a horse...

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a handpump, and a...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the accommodations of the crew passenger cruise vessels, North American and South American. Includes pictures of typical staterooms...

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: 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: 1940-07-23 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Swift & Company standard cream cans illustration. The shoulders of the cans are pai...

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: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an "educational" pamphlet published by International Harvester to promote the use of manure spreaders, fertilizers and lime spreaders. Features an...

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:  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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