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Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

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

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...

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Worker forming steel components on a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

Date: 1912-07-08 

Description: Three workers unloading planks of wood from a Frisco railroad boxcar in a lumber yard outside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A male factory worker is dwarfed by a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1918-11-26 

Description: Factory worker stands at what appears to be a large press at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is labeled, "Williams, White & Co., Mol...

Date: 1912-10-08 

Description: Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin, in a Wright Model B following an emergency landing at Cicero Field in Chicago. Inspecting the faulty propeller that c...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Two men look at a newly unveiled plaque commemorating International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original caption reads: "Fowler McCormi...

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NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Date: 1925-06-11 

Description: African American worker standing and loading cargo from a crane into a railroad boxcar from an International truck. Another worker is sitting behind the dr...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands behind a table and addresses a teacher in a classroom at International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The teacher sits beside an...

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AN" crane at the Western Avenue Pumping Station with men working on various levels of the structure....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Advertising photograph of young girl in overalls and straw hat pointing to spot on a blank poster.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Two men picking through bushels of potatoes that have been dumped from a freight train. The men are scouring for potatoes that are still good. Original cap...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

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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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