Chicago and the Midwest | Newberry

Chicago and the Midwest

Chicago Illustrated, published by E. P. Vandercook & Co. in 1880. 

The Newberry’s collection contains extensive research materials relating to the history of Chicago and the Midwest, including their settlement, growth, politics, and eclectic inhabitants. Featured here is a selection of digitized items that explore the history of the Windy City and its surrounding area. This digital collection of artworks, books, maps, photos, and other items will grow as we continue to make these primary source materials freely available online.