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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1940 

Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlson Grocer. The truck is parked in front of th...

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Edward, left, and Conrad Petersen, right, pose while holding hands with an unidentified young woman standing between them. They are on a lawn in front of t...

Date: 1906-07-24 

Description: Right side view of a man sitting on a Milwaukee No. 12 Harvester and Binder (grain binder). In the background are men standing by a large metal gate and ra...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Albert Johnson, Walter Kazlausks, John Barkauskas, and Ray Shelton stand outside International Harvester's McCormick Works while passing out handbills on t...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works, with river and Lake Michigan in the background.

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

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Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.

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...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man unloads an International dump truck full of gravel in La Salle Street near the Standard Glass Company, possibly in Chicago.

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