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Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

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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.

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: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

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Lillian Anderson

Date: 1933-06-30 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, sits behind the wheel of a Farmall F-12 tractor in the Internationa...

Date: 1903 ca.

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

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of a woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posing as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a c...

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...

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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

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Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1923 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a dress with elaborate trim and a pearl neckl...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.

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...

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