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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...

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: 1952 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man sits in an International truck outside of a large three-story house in Chicago. The truck bears the text "The Fair."

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International ensilage cutters, featuring an illustration of farmers using an ensilage cutter to fill a silo. At the bo...

Photograph

Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

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: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

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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,...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman leaning in on a refrigerator and an inset of a wo...

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WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924 

Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman removing loose matches from a coat pocket before hanging it in a closet.

Date: 1925 

Description: Man working on reels of 35mm film for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated room with fireplace at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young boy and girl sitting on a pile of rocks with a cat and a dog outside the Sunnyside School. The boy is cradling a cat under his arm, while a girl is f...

Date: 1942-11-17 

Description: Interior view of factory workstations in the Instrument Checking and Repairing Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1907-04-17 

Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...

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