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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company and sold by International Harvest...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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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: 1932-08 

Description: Man picking vegetables in the Wisconsin Steel Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Small child opening a desk drawer containing a shining revolver (hand gun). The scene was staged for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depar...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women sitting in the library of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

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Description: Exterior view of Keck and Keck's "Crystal House" on display at the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

Photograph

Man Writing a Check

Date: 1921-10-03 

Description: Close-up of a man writing a check for $4.35 to a "Henry Peterson." The check is dated at Chicago and is printed with the name "Merchants' Loan & Trust Comp...

Date: 1947 

Description: Tractors and farm equipment on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration at Soldier Field. Original caption reads: "Partial v...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1903 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a...

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1916-11-22 

Description: Nurse writing at a desk inside an office at McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harv...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: William O. Petersen, in a costume (Tracht) of Bavarian or Tyrolean style, poses seated on a bench with his arm around a small dog. He is wearing short lede...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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