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Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.
Description: Close-up of factory worker Dorothy Ozen wearing safety glasses while operating a drill press used in war production at International Harvester's West Pullm...
Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.
Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...
Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.
Date: 1915-12-25 ca.
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp, widow of prominent Chicago brewer and founder of Black Point Estate, Conrad Seipp, poses in her Chicago home with her nine grandchildr...
Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...
Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, Queen of the Century of Progress exhibition, signing photographs at the International Harvester exhibit.
Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...
Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...
Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.
Description: A woman stooping to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Sisters Margarethe, left, and Catherine Orb pose for a full-length, standing portrait wearing matching dark floor length gowns with fur trimmed short sleev...
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Mary E. Smith standing in a sunlit path in Garfield Park.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...
Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.
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