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Description: Elevated view down State Street, north from Madison. There is a horse-drawn trolley in the street and a crowd of people on the sidewalks.

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1936-02-03 

Description: A man helps children get into an International C-1 school bus (station wagon). In the background is a large brick building.

Photograph

Crowded Lake Street

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Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1917 

Description: A man sits in an International truck outside of a large three-story house in Chicago. The truck bears the text "The Fair."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from a window of the International Harvester offices on Michigan Avenue showing Grant Park. Company employees have written their department names in t...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

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: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...

Photograph

Automobile in Snow

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Rear view of an automobile resting alongside a snow-filled Michigan Avenue during the winter. Other automobiles are parked near commercial buildings in the...

Photograph

Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...

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