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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Dairymaid line of cream separators. Features an oval portrait of a young woman, surrounded by...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.

Date: 1972 

Description: Elevated view of a group of salesmen and "Cameo Girl" saleswomen from Bestline Incorporated. They are standing in a snow-covered parking lot in front of tw...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Photograph

Mrs. John H. Kinzie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

Photograph

Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Date: 1903 ca.

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

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: 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...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.

Date: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

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.

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

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