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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman at International Harvester's Tractor Works looks through a filing cabinet or a card catalog. Other people are working in the background.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Three women perform secretarial work in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of a woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posing as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a c...

Date: 1934 

Description: Poster for the 1934 "Century of Progress" World's Fair in Chicago showing a woman surrounded by abstract representations of the sights and sounds of the fa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing at the edge of a water feature in Jackson Park.

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers receiving treatment from of two doctors and a nurse in a medical office or hospital room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of ot...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman removing loose matches from a coat pocket before hanging it in a closet.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.

Photograph

In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943 

Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1945-09 

Description: View from road of picket line of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 284 at the Globe company plant.

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