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Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait in front of a large stone building with arches of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 holding giant pennie...

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvestser's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph with a mosaic of a woman...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Photograph

Katherine Quinney

Date:  

Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, standing on the shore of Lake Michigan with a ship in the background.

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."

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:  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: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...

Photograph

Don't Buy Cudahy

Date: 1953 

Description: Outside a Chicago A&P grocery store, striking members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America urge shoppers to boycott products of the Cudahy company...

Photograph

Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Photograph

Mrs. Anna Woodward

Date:  

Description: Mrs. Anna Woodward, Kate Quinney's employer, seated in an electric car parked in front of a city building.

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1965 

Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.

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...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

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