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Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men pose standing on ice around North Pier lighthouse. In the background is the town along the shoreline.

Date: 1911-01-25 before

Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Wagon

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two men, two boys, and a small dog sit in a Weber wagon drawn by a mule.

Photograph

Man with Mine Car

Date: 1939 

Description: A miner fastens a chain to a mining car in order to be pulled from the shaft by a drum hoist. The drum hoist was powered by an International U-7 power unit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Alexander Mitchell" leaving Kilbourn landing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card showing Navy Pier in Chicago. There is snow on the ground, the lake is frozen and two lines of planes are flying overhead forming a "V" patter...

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View down side of street of a group of African American men and women walking along a sidewalk. On the right cars are coming up the street. Across the stre...

Date: 1924-09 

Description: Two men are standing on opposite sides of a table full of small crates of fruit, possibly apples (?). The original caption reads: "Roadside market scene."

Date: 1954-04-05 

Description: Soldiers in Ishikowa, Okinawa rest on top of a truck with a dog. This photograph was taken hours after Ishikowa (population 400) fell. The marines, dressed...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Dell Queen" along shoreline at point across from Ravine Bridge.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: A family poses for photographers documenting living conditions.

Beekman Quarters housed 81 people in 23 buildings. None of the houses in the neighborhood...

Date: 1963 

Description: Fire fighters use an International fire and rescue truck with an eighty-five foot mounted ladder to fight a fire, possibly as part of a training exercise....

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Description: Crowd watching a railway crane lift a boxcar from the Chicago and Northwestern Railway back on the track.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of a giant pike on a flatbed railroad car. A text box in the lower left corner includes the quote, "The Big One That Didn't Get Away." Small t...

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Description: Close-up of a young camper sitting on a dock wearing a swimming suit, and holding a floating device shaped like a fish or seahorse. She has her hair in two...

Date: 1925 

Description: Two men use a slide to load boxes from the loading dock of the Welsbach Street Lighting Company onto the bed of one of the company's Model 63 International...

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