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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing in a sunlit path in Garfield Park.

Date: 1918-05-15 

Description: Vacant city lot cluttered with litter and advertising billboards for Premium Ham and Bacon and Wool Soap. The department likely used the photograph to show...

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: A man sits in the cab of a "McCormick Works International Harvester No.1" crawler-based crane with an earth moving attachment. The crane is loading a railr...

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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: International Model E highwheeler truck adorned with American flags, advertising banners, and a statue of a sprite named "Prospy." "Prospy" was a little ma...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile rests in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelwei...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1926-12-24 

Description: Rooftop view of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. It was located at...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1926-11-04 

Description: Two men wearing hats and overcoats walk along the sidewalk adjacent to a large building, possibly the McCormick Works factory. Signs on the electrical pole...

Date: 1972 

Description: "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, sit in the cab and look through the windshield of a pink-colored IH CO-Tr...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

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...

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Palmer Mansion

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street towards a worker shoveling a sidewalk in front of the Potter Palmer mansion on North Lake Shore Drive. The three-story granite face...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of men loading hundreds of new Farmall B, Farmall A and International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) onto railroad cars with a crane outside...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man, most likely R.G. Brooks, showing a Milwaukee grain binder to three Native Americans in traditional dress in front of McCormick Works. One of the Nativ...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

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