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Date: 1947 

Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Date: 1893 

Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...

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: 1948 

Description: Three men and three woman standing behind a service counter at the cafeteria in International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). The clock on the wall be...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Hall McCormick (1780-1853), wife of Robert McCormick (1780-1846). Mary Ann and Robert McCormick were the parents of inventor and indus...

Date: 1959-03-17 

Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Photograph

Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1945-09 

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

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passing plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard is hanging on the wall in the background, an...

Date: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester feed grinders featuring an illustration of the "Egyptian method of grinding."

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