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Clark's Illinois Grant

Date: 1780
Description: Plan for layout of 150,00 acres which make up Clark's Illinois Grant.

Old Grocer in his Office

Date: June 21 1960
Description: William Behnke goes over bills in his office at the rear of his store, which was in business since July 12, 1899.

Museum Patrons View the Gaugin Exhibit

Date: March 17 1959
Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Portrait of James Horlick

Date: March 10 1909
Description: Drawing of James Horlick (1844-1921), was done by Sir Leslie Matthew Ward (1851-1922). Under the pseudonym "Spy," Ward contributed portraits of famous peop...

James T. Lewis Letter to Ayer

Date: July 12 1865
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Badger Brass Manufacturing Company Letter

Date: September 17 1897
Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Letter from Dickey Chapelle

Date: March 28 1945
Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Eleanor Roosevelt Newspaper Article

Description: A newspaper clipping with a photograph detailing the appearance of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt as a guest at a Civics Club event.

Raised Hands in Class

Date: November 01 1968
Description: Students raising hands to answer a question in class. The boy in the foreground wears a necktie and looks particularly eager to be called on.

Fort Dearborn Evacuation Order

Date: July 29 1812
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

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