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

U.S.S. Chicago, one of the crew

Advertisement: Victor Records: the Benson Orch. of Chicago

C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Truck trailers line up at a freight house to load and unload goods from the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, Chicago, Ill.

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

The land of our birth. The following poem was then read by Prof. Rodney Welch one of the editors of The Times, of Chicago, a native of Monmouth, Kennebec county, Me. [Chicago? Ill.].

Mr. Denon unrolling a mummy

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Prescott et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 578 (1845)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Chicago, 48 U.S. (7 How.) 185 (1849)

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations with their respective distances connecting with Chicago.

John Radcliffe, produce commission merchant for the sale of all kinds of country produce ... Chicago Market report Dec. 10, 1855.

The death chamber

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duquesne Greys of Pittsburgh

Kansas affairs. To the friends of free Kansas. National Kansas Committee Chicago, Dec. 1, 1856.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

Original air line and United States mail route! 1857. Spring arrangement. 1857. St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroad. The only direct route from Chicago or Joliet to St. Louis Kansas and Nebraska ... [Chicago? Ill.] 1857.

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

1857 Pennsylvania central railroad, in direct connection with the Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne & Chicago railroad for Cincinnati, Chicago, St. Louis, St. Paul. [etc.] ... New York. Booth & Norton, Steam Job printers. August 1857.

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the Pennsylvania Central railroad, the only road running west from Pittsburgh. Chicago St. Louis and Cincinnati ... Shortest, quickest and most reliable route ... New York. Booth


170 miles saved to Northern Iowa and St. Paul! Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac railroad and Milwaukee & Mississippi railroad line! from Chicago & Milwaukee to Pr'ie du Chien, Wis. on the upper Mississippi River running through in 10 hours with

Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, 1858.

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with the head waters of the Mississippi / Copcutt(?).

The city of Chicago, Illinois

Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago River, north from Randolph St

Hon. Henry Winslow Corbett of Oregon

Light House Chicago

View from dome of City Hall, looking S.E

Spot him! "Rev." Henry Clay Dean, of Iowa, who was present at the Chicago Convention in 1864, at which McClellan was nominated at the Copperhead candidate for President, is now addressing the Pierce-Davis-Sinclair & Co. democracy in this state .

View from dome of City Hall, looking N.E

National republican platform. Adopted by the National Republican Convention, held in Chicago, May 17, 1860.

Sherman House, cor. Clark and Randolph Streets

Hon. T.M. Pomeroy of N.Y

Julius White to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 20, 1860 (Invites Lincoln to Chicago)

Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio


J. J. A. Wilson to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, May 18, 1860 (Telegram; Lincoln expected in Chicago)

Interior detail of the Capitol building rotunda

A. J. Potter / Wallis Brothers Premium Photograph Gallery, 117 Lake St., Chicago, Ill[inoi]s.

[Brady & Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

Hon. Washington Townsend of Pa

William F. M. Arny to Chicago Press, Friday, September 21, 1860 (Cover letter)

View from Dearborn Park looking N.E

The Republican Standard.

Rt. Rev. James Duggan, D.D. Bishop of Chicago

Lincoln Park

Langley Ave., M. E. Church

Western bank note & eng. co. steel plate engraving & lithography

Langley Ave., M. E. Church

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicago, May 1860

Chicago Chamber of Commerce

Water Works

Chicago Republican Invitation Committee to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, September 14, 1860 (Printed Invitation)

Entrance to Rosehill Cemetery

Gen'l Lee's old homestead, Arlington, Va

View from Lake Mountain, Lincoln Park

Dearborn St., Chicago

To President Andrew Johnson. Whereas, Andrew Johnson, President of the United States ... have recently left Washington for the City of Chicago, to participate in the ceremonies of laying the corner stone of the monument to America's favorite son

Chicago Wide-Awake Republican Club to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, June 01, 1860 (Certificate of membership)

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convention will meet on May 16, 1860

Inside of entrance to Rosehill Cemetery

Water Works

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

Sherman House

Trinity Church

Custom House and Post Office

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb

Horace White to John G. Nicolay, Friday, April 19, 1861 (Raising troops in Chicago)

Ohio Delegates Chicago Convention to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 11, 1861 (Petition recommending David K. Cartter for cabinet)

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

[1st Lieutenant John Paul Kuntze, Union officer, bust portrait, facing front] / Everitt, Chicago.

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

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Montgomery Blair to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 18, 1861 (Requests immediate removal of Chicago postmaster)

Montgomery Blair to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 18, 1861 (Requests immediate removal of Chicago postmaster)

[1st Lieutenant August Bitter, Union officer in the 24th Illinois Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / Wallis Bro., 117 Lake St., Chicago.

[Captain Louis Ernst von Trebra, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / Rex Mf'g Co., Chicago.

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

U.S. Reports: Chicago City vs. Robbins, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 418 (1863)

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

[Five unidentified prisoners of war in Confederate uniforms in front of their barracks at Camp Douglas Prison, Chicago, Illinois]

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Chicago German Union League to Isaac N. Arnold, Friday, June 05, 1863 (Resolutions protesting suppression of newspapers)

Bryan & Mendel. Facsimile of the Emancipation proclamation. Executive Mansion, Copy 2

Facsimile of the Emancipation proclamation. Executive Mansion, Bryan & Mendel

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: John Trimble Jr. to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, July 06, 1863 (Sends resolutions of Chicago Strong Band)

Michigan Terrace, Michigan Avenue. Looking towards teh Central Depot from nature by E. Whitefield ; lith. & printed by Chas. Shober Chicago

Oppression!! Suppressing the press