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Date:  

Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Entrance hall and main staircase of 675 Rush Street [?].

Photograph

Florist Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A florist's truck drives past an intersection in a business district. Buildings in the background have signs reading "Delaware Towers Grill" and "Hotel Mar...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated dining room at 675 Rush Street [?], the McCormick family residence.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the "McCormick Mansion" located at 716 North Rush Street.

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration, held at Soldier Field.

Date: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Man lounging against a full bookcase in an office area at McCormick Works in Chicago. A second man can just be seen behind the bookcase. A large dark room...

Date: 1931 

Description: Rows of seats lead up to a arched stage outfitted with a piano and chairs at the McCormick Works Club House theater. The IHC logo is embroidered on the sta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated hallway leading to a room with a fireplace at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A diagram of a living room section in an architectural drawing showing sunlight angles during different times of the year.

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