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Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...

Book or Pamphlet

Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a young girl holding an apple behi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: William Proxmire chats with fellow delegate Edna Bowen on the floor of the National Democratic Convention. Proxmire, then an assemblyman, was making his fi...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of twins Otto, left, and William Madlener, sons of Albert F. and Elsa Seipp Madlener. The boys are...

Photograph

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,...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drills Catalog

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Hoosier line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machine...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Workers stitching and printing labels on burlap bags used to store balls of binder twine at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick w...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters. Mount Scopus is in the distance.

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Catherine Schmidt, seated, (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her waist-length veil is secured...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC Type A and Type B two speed oil tractors.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, center, holds a plaque with a relief portrait of a woman's head in profile, and the inscription "Louise de Koven Bowen, President of...

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