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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.].

The land of our birth. The following poem was then read by Prof. Rodne...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 27.

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

Kansas affairs. To the friends of free Kansas. National Kansas Committ...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 20, Folder 5.

Chicago.

Chicago.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect... more

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

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 7, no. 178 (1859 April 30), p. 339.

[Chicago.

[Chicago.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

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

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicag...

Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 177 (1860 May 19), pp. 312-313.

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

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convent...

Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 May 12, p. 292.

The real Chicago platform, as expounded by the Democratic orators at Chicago. [1864?].

The real Chicago platform, as expounded by the Democratic orators at C...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 5.

To the Republican members of the thirty-ninth congress. Gentlemen! I have recently come into possession of information to the effect that a plot has been formed to destroy the lives of a sufficient number of Republicans to reduce them to a minor

To the Republican members of the thirty-ninth congress. Gentlemen! I h...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 11.

Arrival of the delegates to the Republican convention in Chicago / sketched by W.B. Baird.

Arrival of the delegates to the Republican convention in Chicago / ske...

Group of delegates outside of building. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 597 (1868 June 6), p. 360.

Platform of principles adopted by the Soldiers' and sailors' national convention at Chicago, May 19, 1868.

Platform of principles adopted by the Soldiers' and sailors' national ...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 14a.

A plan for funding the national debt, restoring a specie basis and securing an abundant elastic and safe currency ... S. S. Hayes. Chicago, Jan. 1st. 1868.

A plan for funding the national debt, restoring a specie basis and sec...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 14.

Chicago in 1868 from Schiller Street north side to 12th Street south side.

Chicago in 1868 from Schiller Street north side to 12th Street south s...

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 148 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Chicago in 1820. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1

Resolutions passed at a national convention of liquor dealers, held at Chicago, November 24,  & 25 1869.

Resolutions passed at a national convention of liquor dealers, held at...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 18a.

Map showing the burnt district in Chicago : published for the benefit of the Relief Fund /

Map showing the burnt district in Chicago : published for the benefit ...

Oriented with North to right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

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

The United States reporting and collecting association ... General offices, 109 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill. Attorney's agreement. [187-]

The United States reporting and collecting association ... General off...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 23b.

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. 43, writ... more

The great conflagration of Chicago! October 8th and 9th, 1871

The great conflagration of Chicago! October 8th and 9th, 1871

1807B1 U.S. Copyright Office Title continues: "View of the north side, fifth day after the fire. Photograph taken from the top of the tower of the Water Works. Refer to the key." On front: "SHAW, 137 Twenty-sec... more

Chicago, as seen after the great conflagration, embracing the whole of the burned district as seen from an elevation in the southern boundary thereof

Chicago, as seen after the great conflagration, embracing the whole of...

On front: "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871 by Joshua Smith, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington". Have duplicate obtained through copyright deposit, no. 10970. Gift... more

Bird's-eye view of Chicago as it was before the great fire / drawn by Theodore R. Davis.

Bird's-eye view of Chicago as it was before the great fire / drawn by ...

Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with boats on water in foreground, and key to forty-nine locations. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1871 Oct. 21, pp. 984-985.

Among the ruins in Chicago, no. 18 Fifth National Bank, N.E. cor. Clark & Washington Sts. looking east / / photographed by G.N. Barnard, Chicago, Ill.

Among the ruins in Chicago, no. 18 Fifth National Bank, N.E. cor. Clar...

Stereograph showing two sections of columns and arches standing among the ruins of the Fifth National Bank on the northeast corner of Clark & Washington streets, Chicago, Illinois, following the great fire of 1871.

Parcs a bestiaux (cattle yard) [A view of the Chicago stockyards]

Parcs a bestiaux (cattle yard) [A view of the Chicago stockyards]

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of cattle in stockyards. Photo in Frignet and Carrey, Etats-Unis d'Amerique: les Etats du North-West et Chicago (Paris, 1871) - F484.5.F7. Title from item.

Bird's-eye-view of Chicago as it was before the great fire.

Bird's-eye-view of Chicago as it was before the great fire.

From Harper's weekly, October 21, 1871, pages 984-5. Indexed for points of interest. Text of pages 983 and 986 on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1

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 at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public buildings in flames / The great fire at Chicago - scene in Dearborn Street when the fire reached the Tremont House / from a sketch by our special artist. / from sketch by our Chicago correspondent

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public bu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1871 Oct. 28, p. 101.

City of Chicago.

City of Chicago.

From: Goodspeed's History of the great fires, New York, 1871. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: missing upper right corner.

Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, Chicago, llinois

Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, Chicago, llinois

Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, wearing high-collared ruffled lace with cross pendant and three-beaded earrings, ca. 1873.

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved ...

Handwritten cablegram, Atlantic Cable Message, The Western Union Telegraph Company. To [Horatio Gates] Spafford, 159 LaSalle St., Chicago [law office of H. G. Spafford]. Received at Chicago, Ill., Dec. 2d, 5:4... more

The cheapest eating house in America a warm meal for 5 cts. / / Copelin, photographer.

The cheapest eating house in America a warm meal for 5 cts. / / Copeli...

Photograph shows a food stand within a large pavilion, probably at the Interstate Industrial Exposition in Chicago. Title from item.

The City of Chicago, showing the burnt district.

The City of Chicago, showing the burnt district.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Numbered as pages 636 and 637. Published in Harpers Weekly, August 1, 1874. "From a colored print published by Currier & Ives." Text on verso, pages numbered... more

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & John P. Wilson, Chicago, Illinois

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & Joh...

Printed business card of law firm Spafford, McDaid & Wilson (H. G. Spafford, H. O. McDaid, and John P. Wilson) Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Room 37 Republic Life Building, 157 & 159 LaSalle Street, Chicago.

Office of the United States reporting and collecting association. 109 Dearborn Street. Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir. It being important that this Association have a representative in your town, we beg of you to favor to place the enclosed circulars in

Office of the United States reporting and collecting association. 109 ...

The 'enclosed circulars' mentioned in this item refer to 18:23a and 18:23b. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephem... more

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--Grand popular reception to General Grant at Chicago--The ex-president reviewing the great procession from the Palmer House / from sketches by A. Berghaus.

Illinois--Grand popular reception to General Grant at Chicago--The ex-...

Parade of veterans marching down street in Chicago. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 49, no. 1,260 (1879 Nov. 22), pp. 200-201.

The Chicago Union Veteran club. Address of the committee on political action to the soldiers and sailors of Cook County ... Henry F. Hawkes, Chairman. [1879].

The Chicago Union Veteran club. Address of the committee on political ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 24.

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

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

Republican National convention at Chicago, June 2, 1880 Independent America -- the home of the freeman, where the humblest citizen can attain the highest honors in the gift of her people.

Republican National convention at Chicago, June 2, 1880 Independent Am...

Photograph shows the President, delegates, reporters, prominent men on the platform, and the visitors' gallery watching as Gen. Garfield delivers a speech to hundreds of attendees at the National Republican con... more

Fete nationale de la France. 1789 - 14 Juillet - 1881 Grande fete Champetre! au "Sharpshooters' park." Anniversaire de la prise de la bastille, le 14 Juillet 1789, et de la fete de la federation, le 14 Juillet 1790 ... Le Comité Chicago, le 1er

Fete nationale de la France. 1789 - 14 Juillet - 1881 Grande fete Cham...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 26.

Chicago Exposition Views, by Gentile "The A.F. Bellows group" / / Photographed by Gentile.

Chicago Exposition Views, by Gentile "The A.F. Bellows group" / / Phot...

Stereograph shows paintings by Albert F. Bellows hanging on the wall at the Chicago Exposition of 1875. 11183 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

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.

The Consolidated cattle growers' association of the United States. Office of Secretary. Chicago, December 29, 1886. To members of the Senate and House of representatives, Washington, D. C.

The Consolidated cattle growers' association of the United States. Off...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 31. Copy scanned: 1

[Reproduction of anarchist handbill "Attention workingmen! Great mass meeting ..." in article "The Chicago anarchists of 1886"]

[Reproduction of anarchist handbill "Attention workingmen! Great mass ...

Handbill reproduced in: Century magazine, April 1886, p. 826.

"The first dynamite bomb thrown in America" May 4th, 1886. The personnel of the great anarchist trial at Chicago. Begun Monday June 21st 1886. Ended Friday, August 20th 1886

"The first dynamite bomb thrown in America" May 4th, 1886. The personn...

Print shows portraits of defendants, attorneys, jurors, and police officials involved in the anarchist trial, Chicago, Illinois, 1886.

Attention workingmen! great mass meeting to-night, at 7:30 o'clock, at the Haymarket, Randolph St., bet. Desplaines and Halsted = Achtung Arbeiter! grosse Massen-Versammlung heute Abend, halb 8 Uhr, auf dem Heumarkt, Randolph-Strasse, zwischen D

Attention workingmen! great mass meeting to-night, at 7:30 o'clock, at...

Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886.; Labor movement--Illinois--Chicago.; vj14 06-24-97; 97-165220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as fu... 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

Young men! vote for Edgar Tehune for Congress - First district ... To the young men of the first Congressional district ... Edgar Tehune. [Chicago? Ill., 1886].

Young men! vote for Edgar Tehune for Congress - First district ... To ...

Title.; Political campaign. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 30a.

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).

Attention workingmen! great mass meeting to-night, at 7:30 o'clock, at the Haymarket, Randolph St., bet. Desplaines and Halsted : workingmen arm yourselves and appear in full force! = Achtung Arbeiter! grosse Massen-Versammlung heute Abend, 1/2

Attention workingmen! great mass meeting to-night, at 7:30 o'clock, at...

Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886.; Labor movement--Illinois--Chicago.; vj14 06-24-97; 97-165248 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as fu... more

Monument - Lincoln Park, Chicago

Monument - Lincoln Park, Chicago

Photograph showing monument, "Standing Lincoln" by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, atop pedestal designed by Stanford White, at Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. Title from item. Notation: From photo furnished by Jess... more

Scene in Jackson Park, Chicago, Ill.
Traffic on State Street, Chicago, U.S.A. =Trafico en la Calle State, Chicago, E.U.A.
[Buildings at the University of Chicago, with lily pond in foreground, Chicago, Illinois]
[Chicago, Ill., Illinois Theatre]
Chicago's pride, her boulevard, U.S.A.

Chicago's pride, her boulevard, U.S.A.

Large treelined divided street culminating in a circle with horses drinking from hexagonal fountain(?), other horse-drawn carriages in background down the boulevard and bicyclists in the foreground.

Chicago The Haymarket Square.

Chicago The Haymarket Square.

Stereograph showing cart loaded with goods and rows of horses and buggies at outdoor market.

Rascher's birds eye view of the Chicago packing houses & union stock yards.

Rascher's birds eye view of the Chicago packing houses & union stock y...

22283 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies.

Grant Monument, Lincoln Park, Chicago
Lake Drive, Lincoln Park, Chicago
The Art Institute, Chicago, Ill.
The Pullman residence, Chicago
The Beach in Lincoln Park, Chicago
[Four boys posed at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago]

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

Photograph damaged. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Interior of the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, under construction]
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.

Dressing the beeves, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.
"World's Columbian Exposition." Nouvelles. Le Danemark vient de voter une subvention de $67,000 en vue de sa participation a l'Exposition ... [Chicago, Ill., 1892?].

"World's Columbian Exposition." Nouvelles. Le Danemark vient de voter ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 36a.

Bird's eye view of Chicago, 1892.

Bird's eye view of Chicago, 1892.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 151 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and inset "View of Chicago in... more

The city of Chicago.

The city of Chicago.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

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

Press und auskunfts-bureau de Columbischen weltaustellung. Chicago den 26.Marz, 1892.

Press und auskunfts-bureau de Columbischen weltaustellung. Chicago den...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 35.

Lake front, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois in 1865 / taken from the eastern extension of the north pier of Chicago River by John Williams O'Brien, artist and proprietor, Highland Park, Ills.

Lake front, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois in 1865 / taken from th...

Topographic drawing shows skyline across Lake Michigan. 34516 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. "J.W.O'B 1865" inscribed lower left of image. Not clear if drawn in 1865 or 1892, when copyrighted.

1892 Worlds Exposition, Chicago.

1892 Worlds Exposition, Chicago.

"88 d. West from Greenwich." "42° 17' 10" West from Washington." Includes concentric circles from Chicago. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Manufacturus [sic] and Liberal Arts building, Worlds Fair, Chicago, U.S.A.

Manufacturus [sic] and Liberal Arts building, Worlds Fair, Chicago, U....

48240X U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1892, by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

[Exterior of Woman's Building, while under construction, at World's Fair, Chicago, Illinois]
[Two cock-fighters and referee at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois]

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