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The Windy City

Chicago: New York Done RightCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
Thompson's Restaurant, Chicago, Illinois
Chicago or:
Chi-Town or Chitown, Chicagoland, The White City, City by the Lake, City of the Big Shoulders, City of Broad Shoulders, City of the Century, The 312, City on the Make, The City That Works, The Big Onion, City in a Garden, Hog-Butcher to the World, Beirut by the Lake, New York Done Right, Illville, I Will City, Paris on the Prairie, Sweet Home, Heart of America, The 773, The Alley Capital of America
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[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "$10,000"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chicago, I]ll.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chica...

Photograph shows portrait of Potter in uniform. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. On verso: J. A. Potter, Cap. U.S.A. Gift; Flor... more

Street in Chicago, United States

Street in Chicago, United States

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1863, p. 204. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ill. Chicago STREETS; Shelf.

E. D. Townsend, Bvt. Maj. Gen. / S. M. Fassett's New Gallery, 114 & 116 South Clark St., Chicago.

E. D. Townsend, Bvt. Maj. Gen. / S. M. Fassett's New Gallery, 114 & 11...

Photograph shows portrait of Brevet Major General Edward Davis Townsend of Adjutant General Department Regular Army Infantry Regiment, in uniform. Title from item.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Drake's Block, cor. Wabash Ave. and Washington St.

Photo shows the ruins of the Drake Block in Chicago, which was destroyed by fire in September 1870 (before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Stereo by Copelin & Melander. No. 177, printed on front. No. 63, writ... more

[Ruins of Trinity Church, Chicago, after the great fire of Oct. 1871]

[Ruins of Trinity Church, Chicago, after the great fire of Oct. 1871]

Stereo published by J.A. Pierce & Co., Chicago. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Ill. Chicago Churches; Ill. Chicago Hist.; Churches; Shelf.

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Wells Street - the terrified populace in front of the Briggs House, which has just caught fire / from a sketch by our special artist.
[Presbyterian Conference, Chicago, 1871]

[Presbyterian Conference, Chicago, 1871]

Photograph of a picture on a pedestal, showing a composite scene with men and women attending a meeting in a large facility. Views of people on balconies appear to be drawn or painted into the image. Title devi... more

The great fire in Chicago - panic-stricken citizens rushing past the Sherman House, carrying the aged, sick and helpless, and endeavoring to save family treasures

The great fire in Chicago - panic-stricken citizens rushing past the S...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 33, no. 839 (1871 Oct. 28), pp. 104-105. Reference copy may be in LOT 4428-A. Caption card tracin... more

Fischer's own--Bliss Moore & Co., Chicago / Donaldson & Elmes Steam Lith., Cin. O.

Fischer's own--Bliss Moore & Co., Chicago / Donaldson & Elmes Steam Li...

Tobacco label showing half-length portrait of a woman. C27670(?) U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Allen & Ellis.

Conquering the Indians / Chicago Eng. Co.

Conquering the Indians / Chicago Eng. Co.

Indian handing tomahawk to U.S. Army officer. Illus. in: History of the border wars of two centuries, embracing a narrative of the wars with the Indians from 1750 to 1874 / Charles Richard Tuttle. Chicago : Pub... more

View of a battle, during a railroad workers' strike in Chicago, 1877. Soldiers on horseback, with swords, in crowd of fighting workers.

View of a battle, during a railroad workers' strike in Chicago, 1877. ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1877 Aug. 11. Reference copy may be in LOT 4403. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Hist.; Strikes 1877; Shelf.

Design for the proposed market hall improvement, West Randolph St., Chicago / F. M. Whitehouse, architect.

Design for the proposed market hall improvement, West Randolph St., Ch...

Illus. in: American architect and Architecture, vol III., January - June, 1878, no. 109. Boston : Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1878. Title from item.

Illinois - first annual meeting of the National Archery Association at White Stocking Park, Chicago, August 12th-13th-14th

Illinois - first annual meeting of the National Archery Association at...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Joseph B. Beale. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 48, no. 1248 (1879 Aug. 30), p. 433. Caption card... more

Interior view of the great exposition building, in Chicago, decorated for the Republican Convention, June 2nd, 1880

Interior view of the great exposition building, in Chicago, decorated ...

Photograph shows interior of building decorated with flags hanging from the rafters. Copyright 1880 by C. D. Mosher, Chicago, Il. C. D. Mosher, the National Historical photographer duly appointed and official... more

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Chicago Suburban), Englewood, Ills.

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Ch...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Studio portrait, full-length, seated, Elizabeth L. Comstock (left), wearing a cloak and lightweight bonnet and holding a second dress bonnet, and Laura S. Heaviland (right)... more

"Queen of the laundry" Jas. S. Kirk & Co. soap makers Chicago

"Queen of the laundry" Jas. S. Kirk & Co. soap makers Chicago

Advertisement for Jas. S. Kirk & Company's "Queen of the Laundry" soap showing a woman with a laundry basket standing before the "queen" seated on a throne fashioned from inverted wash tubs and washboards. Titl... more

Chicago Exposition Views, by Gentile "Miscellaneous groups paintings" / / Photographed by Gentile.

Chicago Exposition Views, by Gentile "Miscellaneous groups paintings" ...

Stereograph shows paintings hanging on the wall at the Chicago Exposition of 1875. 11196 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Battle of Shiloh - April 6th 1862 / Cosack & Co. Lith. Buffalo & Chicago.

Battle of Shiloh - April 6th 1862 / Cosack & Co. Lith. Buffalo & Chica...

Print shows a roadway, possibly Corinth Road, separating the Union forces under the command of General U.S. Grant, on the right, and the Confederate forces on the left; in a shattered building, in the midst of ... more

The Anarchist Riot in Chicago - A Dynamite Bomb exploding among the police [McCormick Strike, Haymarket Square]

The Anarchist Riot in Chicago - A Dynamite Bomb exploding among the po...

Drawn by T. de Thulstrup from sketches and photos furnished by H. Jeaneret. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 30, (1886 May 15), p. 312-313. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Illinois - the anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago - a police patrol-wagon attacked by a mob of 12,000 rioters, May 3d

Illinois - the anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago - a police patrol-w...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving from sketches by C. Bunnell and Charles Upham. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 62, no. 1599 (1886 May 15), p. 205.... more

Chicago National League base ball team, 1885-6

Chicago National League base ball team, 1885-6

Photograph shows 14 players on the Chicago White Stockings baseball team posed in front of large banner "Champions of the United States; players: Anson, Capt. & 1st B; Burns, 3d B; Clarkson, P; Dalrymple, LF; F... more

Illinois - The anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago / from a sketch by C. Bunnell.

Illinois - The anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago / from a sketch by ...

Title page showing explosion of bomb May 4th, in Haymarket Square, Chicago, and priest giving last rites to policeman. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, May 15, 1886, p. 193 (title page).

[Germany Long, Chicago Maroons, baseball card portrait]

[Germany Long, Chicago Maroons, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Silver Flint, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Silver Flint, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Marty Sullivan, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Marty Sullivan, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Silver Flint, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Silver Flint, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Buildings at the University of Chicago, with lily pond in foreground, Chicago, Illinois]
A partial view of the Lincoln cabin with open door and group of four including Mr. Thomas Lincoln's grandson John J. Hall / Root, Kimball Hall Studio, 243 Wabash Ave., Chicago.

A partial view of the Lincoln cabin with open door and group of four i...

W26334 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright July 23, 1891, by the Lincoln Log Cabin Association, Chicago, Ills.

[Four boys posed at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago]

[Four boys posed at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago]

Photograph damaged. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

Fire engine at World's Columbian Exposition grounds while buildings were under construction

Fire engine at World's Columbian Exposition grounds while buildings we...

Photograph shows two men operating steam powered fire engine; thick black smoke blows from steamer. No. 424. Title from item.

World's Fair dedication / J.W. Taylor, Chicago.

World's Fair dedication / J.W. Taylor, Chicago.

"Military parade on Michigan Boulevard," Chicago. 36698 U.S. Copyright Office. Dedication Day of World's Columbian Exposition was Oct. 21, 1892. Source: Bolotin, N. The World's Columbian Exposition, c1992, p. ... more

Transportation Bldg. [being built], World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

Transportation Bldg. [being built], World's Columbian Exposition, Chic...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions.

[Japanese carpenters and stone masons in distinctive native attire starting to construct Japanese Pavilion at World Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893: posed on site of construction]

[Japanese carpenters and stone masons in distinctive native attire sta...

Sepia photo copyrighted by C.D. Arnold. No. 1. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Construction; Pile drivers; Exhibitions 1893; Japanese in U.S.; Shelf.

[Constructing frame for Mines Building, World's Fair, Chicago]

[Constructing frame for Mines Building, World's Fair, Chicago]

Photoprint by Frances Benjamin Johnston. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Construction; Exhibitions 1892.

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.: Long boat on Venetian canal

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.: Long boat on Venetian can...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions Illinois; Shelf.

[Palace of Mechanic Arts and lagoon at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois]

[Palace of Mechanic Arts and lagoon at the World's Columbian Expositio...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Photograph made by Photoduplication Service from original glass negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual his... more

Rand, McNally & Co.'s continental view of the World's Columbian exposition, Chicago, U.S.A., 1893

Rand, McNally & Co.'s continental view of the World's Columbian exposi...

G140 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Rand, McNally & Co. Check: there is a ? in front of the copyright number.

Entering Midway Plaisance to the World's Fair Grounds, Chicago, Ill.

Entering Midway Plaisance to the World's Fair Grounds, Chicago, Ill.

Large crowd. 48194X U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by J.F. Jarvis. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions Illinois; Shelf.

Fisheries Building from Wooded Island

Fisheries Building from Wooded Island

35936Y U.S. Copyright Office. Issued by Souvenir Photographic Co., Chicago.

MacMonnies Fountain and Machinery Hall, World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, Ill.

MacMonnies Fountain and Machinery Hall, World's Columbian Exhibition, ...

38883Y U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Exhibition buildings Illinois; Shelf.

[Fisheries at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893, with three photographers in foreground]

[Fisheries at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893, with three ...

Copyright by C.D. Arnold. A.W. Pentland, collector. In album, p. 74.

dining car from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete description of the Exposition grounds and buildings ... Second edition"

dining car from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000032 from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete descripti... more

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: At the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. A view of the reflecting pool traversed by several bridges and several Exposition buildings. The large dome of one of the buildings is visible i... more

[World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893 - interiors]: dome and rotunda of U.S. Govt. Bldg.

[World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893 - interiors]: dome and ro...

Photo copyrighted by Souvenir Photos Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; Glass; Exhibitions 1893; Buildings U.S. Government; Shelf.

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: Close up of the fountains and sculpture of the 'Court of Honor' at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Buildings of the Exposition can be seen in the background. The Smithsonian coordin... more

World's Fair, the great ferris wheel, 280 feet high, Chicago, Ill.

World's Fair, the great ferris wheel, 280 feet high, Chicago, Ill.

Ferris wheel shown in the final stages of construction on June 11 or June 12, 1893. Only six cars are shown mounted on the wheel (ultimately there were thirty-six). 34280Y U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrig... more

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: At the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, visitors ride in a gondola in the 'Court of Honor.' The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on it... more

The mince meat department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

The mince meat department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S....

Woman and men weighing and packing mince meat at table. 2364y1 U.S. Copyright Office. Title also in Spanish.

[Silver statue of Justice in exhibit hall, Montana exhibit, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.]

[Silver statue of Justice in exhibit hall, Montana exhibit, World's Co...

55575Y1 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyrighted 1893 by Souvenir Photo Co."

Midway Plaisance and balloon, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.

Midway Plaisance and balloon, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, I...

36916Y U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions Illinois; Shelf.

Palace of Mechanic Arts, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.

Palace of Mechanic Arts, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Exhibitions 1893.

Pennsylvania from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete description of the Exposition grounds and buildings ... Second edition"

Pennsylvania from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000044 from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete descripti... more

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: At the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, a view of some of the fair buildings around the reflecting pool. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a di... more

North Clark Street

North Clark Street

Copyright by S.L. Stein Pub. Co.

South Water Street, East from Market

South Water Street, East from Market

Copyrighted by S.L. Stein Pub. Co.

[Ill. - Chicago - World's Columbian Exp. (Woman's Bldg.): panoramic view of interior from balcony]

[Ill. - Chicago - World's Columbian Exp. (Woman's Bldg.): panoramic vi...

Photo copyrighted by C.D. Arnold. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Lake Street, East from Clark

Lake Street, East from Clark

Copyright by S.L. Stein Pub. Co.

[Elephants ivory saddle, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago Ill.]

[Elephants ivory saddle, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago Ill.]

56806Y U.S. Copyright Office. Issued by Souvenir Photographic Co., Chicago.

Interior of Manufactures Building, at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicalo, Ill.

Interior of Manufactures Building, at the World's Columbian Exposition...

Photograph shows interior of large exhibition building with variety of items on display. Copyright 1893 by C. D. Arnold. Title from item.

[Entrance to Street of Cairo section of the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois]
[Exposition grounds, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago]
Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: At the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, visitors walk along pathways and bridges between several of the fair buildings. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits an... more