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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: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

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Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

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Main Street

Date: 1875 

Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

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Description: Currier & Ives lithograph of the fall of Richmond, April 2, 1865.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1896 

Description: Guest ticket for the Republican National Convention held in St. Louis. The ticket shows the celebrated Eads Bridge across the Mississippi, and the log cab...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1922 

Description: Homecoming and bridge dedication program featuring an image of the approach to the Wisconsin River Bridge and a listing of the celebration's planned events...

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Description: Back fold of a Wisconsin Dells promotional brochure featuring a simplified Wisconsin highway map with directions to the Dells, and a drawing of a family dr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Stoughton Wagon Company, a manufacturer of wagons, buggies, carriages, and oscillating bob sleighs, from Stoughton, Wisconsin, with an im...

Date: 1931 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure for International trucks. International trucks are used during the construction of an inter-county bridge between Columbi...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., landing passengers, taken between 1901 and 1910. Crowds are on riverbank and there are buildings in background. A cr...

Date: 1965 

Description: Artistic rendering of the Equitable Building at 401 N. Michigan Avenue. Includes the text "make yours the prestige address in Chicago — the dramatic new Eq...

Date: 1931 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure for International trucks. International trucks are used on a construction site during the building of the George Westingh...

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