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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: 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:  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:  

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: 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: 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...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 1917-10-30 before

Description: Two-sided dinner card menu from the Blackstone Hotel for Meatless Tuesday ("Dishes containing beef, veal, mutton, lamb or pork will not be served to-day.")...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 1891 

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

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...

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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