• Portrait of Agnes Nestor

    Zakharov, Feodor, 1882-1967 (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • Drawing: Jumpsuit with décolleté bra top

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in India ink with a brush on one sheet of paper.

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  • Dress and petticoat

    N.A. Hanna, Inc. (designer)

    Dress (a), wedding-style, of off white synthetic satin with net, lace, and pearl trim, with rounded neckline, short sleeves, Empire waist, and A-line style; ankle length. Petticoat (b) with two layers…

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  • Leather football

    Leather football with white lacing. Adorned with silver lettering; Chicago -18/1896/Nov. 14/N. Western -6/Evanston.

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  • Drawing: Evening dress with gathering in center back

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Photostat. Original drawing rendered in black felt-tip pen.

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  • American slave market

    Taylor (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • Kinzie Mansion and Fort Dearborn

    View of the main branch of the Chicago River with a military structure on the left and a residence on the right. In the foreground is Lake Michigan with two small boats or canoes on the right -- one w…

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  • Ensemble: dress, jacket, and belt

    Ensemble of dress and jacket of light yellow brown cotton crepe. Dress (a) has low V-shaped neckline; short sleeves; skirt attached at hipline with tiny pleats in order to create volume. Bolero jacket…

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  • Evening dress

    Amey, Ronald Jr., 1934-1986 (designer), Blum's Vogue (Chicago, Ill.) (distributor)

    Evening dress; two piece, of heavy black polyester crepe with quilted white satin and black plastic paillettes: a) dress of black crepe; standing collar and bib front of white satin quilted with black…

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with scalloped hem

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in black and dark umber Conté crayon on drawing paper.

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  • Erecting the Wabash Ave. bridge

    Chase, Richard A., 1892-1985 (artist)

    Oil on masonite.

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  • Drawing: Bra top

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in India ink with a brush on paper.

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  • Souvenir money clip from the Century of Progress Exposition, 1933-34

    Souvenir money clip. Green and silver, metal. Has an image of the SkyRide on front. The words "A Century of Progress, 1933" are ascribed on the bottom. In the lower-right hand of the clip is the Centu…

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  • Miniature painting of Abraham Lincoln

    Hayward, Gerald Sinclair, 1845-1926 (artist), German, Christopher S., active 19th century (after, photographer)

    Oil on ivory. Miniature painting in gold frame. Frame set in faded blue cloth case.

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  • S.S. Seneca

    Needham, James Bolivar, 1850-1931 (artist)

    Oil on canvas on board.

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with halter top

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in dark umber Conté crayon. On two sheets of drawing paper taped with masking tape.

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  • La Sirène

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress of dark blue silk crepe, with high rounded neck, padded shoulders, and pleated short sleeves. Pin tucked panels in center front and back secures drapes flow to sides. Long zip closure at center…

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  • Union Stockyards arch

    Burnham and Root (architect), Northwestern Terra Cotta Company (manufacturer)

    Red terra-cotta archway depicting bas relief figures of a cowboy, a cattle rancher and livestock subject matter that includes cows, bulls, sheep, horses, and a pig.

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  • Ensemble: dress and jacket

    Dior, Christian (designer)

    Ensemble of dark brown shantung silk. Dress (a) has fitted bodice and shoulder straps. V-shaped neckline in front; straight across in back. Thin waistband connects bodice and skirt. Skirt has small pl…

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  • Gothic

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer), Charles James Manufacturers Company (manufacturer)

    Dress of black silk faille and cashmere. Faille bodice has scoop neck with bow at center front; high waist; cashmere sheath torso and skirt.

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