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Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Children working and playing in a community garden at 38th and St. Louis streets.

Date: 1928-03-14 

Description: Man driving an International heavy-duty freight service truck owned and operated by Arthur Dixon Transfer Company.

Photograph

Fountain of Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lorado Taft's sculpture entitled, "Fountain of Time." The reinforced concrete fountain was built in 1920 and is located in Washington Park.

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a trailer with a gorilla painted on the back as it is loaded onto a railroad car by a gantry for shipment. The painting was part of one of s...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across street towards a boy and girl standing on the street corner across from the granite mansion built for Conrad Seipp at 3300 South Michigan Avenu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

Date: 1926-03-19 

Description: Worker transporting a McCormick-Deering No. 8 power-drive harvester-thresher (combine) with a McCormick-Deering tractor. The harvester-thresher is equipped...

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Three crewmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to pull a glider during the American Air Races held at Chicago's Municipal Airport, July 1-5....

Date: 1926-04-08 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 7 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. Original caption reads: "This machine was designed for hillside use and was sold ex...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the sculpture for the Columbian Exposition, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus¬ís voyage to America. A male and a female fig...

Date: 1975 

Description: Three men are looking at a trailer with a woman posing on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralist and dire...

Date: 1919-06-27 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental motor cultivator with a mounted ensilage cutter(?). A Deering grain binder is in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

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