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Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the Agriculture Building (right) and Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building (left) from the bank of the South Canal at the World's Colu...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria", looking aft.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1891 

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

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...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Date: 1893 

Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; On board the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.

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: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

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