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Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1922 

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.

Date: 1942 

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...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date: 1942 

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...

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.

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1972 

Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, Queen of the Century of Progress exhibition, signing photographs at the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1925-11-08 

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...

Date: 1949 

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...

Date: 1947 

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.

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Photograph

The Orb Sisters

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.

Photograph

Emma Seipp Schmidt

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.

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