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Date: 1944 

Description: Arnold Batson works with natural and synthetic rubbers in the rubber laboratory at the Gas Power Engineering Department. The original caption reads, "Exper...

Photograph

Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

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Description: Elevated view down State Street, north from Madison. There is a horse-drawn trolley in the street and a crowd of people on the sidewalks.

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Photograph

Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's McCormick line of tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a tree-lined fi...

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Conrad Seipp (1851-1912), the oldest child of Chicago Brewer Conrad Seipp. He is wearing a suit with vest and a n...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

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: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Low 20th Century manure spreaders. Features an illustration of a farmer with a horse-drawn sp...

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:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of ot...

Photograph

Safety Inspector

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait of a safety inspector at International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory).

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Craftsmen working on a tree in the model farmyard of the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Date: 1935 

Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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