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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1947 

Description: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...

Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Sheridan Road. Automobiles are on both sides of the road. The Edgewater Beach Hotel is in the background.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1937 

Description: Headquarters of the International Harvester Company at 180 North Michigan Avenue. The building was completed in 1937 and was located at the intersection of...

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: International Harvester factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a "steel strike" near Tractor Works.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...

Date: 1938 

Description: Right side view of Farmall F-14 Tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

Date: 1910 

Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1951 

Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...


Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

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