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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1939 

Description: An International U.S. D-15 mail truck used by American Airlines is parked with its rear doors open on a runway in front of an airplane. Two men are working...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of group of men and women boarding an American Airlines airplane while an International D-15 truck marked "U.S. Mail" and "American Airlines"...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

Photograph

Crowded Lake Street

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Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man inspecting the engine of an International Model H truck. The 201 cubic inch H engine featured an L-head design, with three main bearings and forced lub...

Date: 1941-01-13 

Description: A group of new female factory workers receiving their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for making...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

Photograph

Business District

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Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling machines at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

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