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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view of the heart of the Loop. Labeled sites include: Insurance Exchange, Continental and Commercial National Bank, Post Office, Dear...

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1924-04 

Description: View down a tree-lined street of cars parked near 68th and Crandon Avenue. Identical apartment buildings are on both sides of the street.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: International Harvester's first headquarters building at 7 Monroe Street on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue. IHC later sold the building and proper...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...

Date: 1940 

Description: An International D-30 automobile with a special bulletproof body parked outside the Esquire Theater. Two police officers stand near the vehicle and a doorm...

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Description: Exterior view of the Prairie Court Housing Development, located at 26th and South Parkway in Chicago. This 14 story apartment building was designed by Kec...

Date: 1923 

Description: Children joining hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley is h...

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: 1947 

Description: Men unloading machinery from an International KB-10 truck. The original caption reads, "An International KB-10 with Rodgers body and Braden winch owned by...

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