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Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1940 

Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick surrounded by a fence made of stone and wrought iron. The home was built...

Date: 1918-09 

Description: View of the U.S. Government War Exposition at Grant Park taken from a window the International Harvester building on Michigan Avenue. A large crowd of peop...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the McCormick family residence on Rush Street, showing a piano in the left-hand foreground. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick a...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick. The home and yard are surrounded by stone and wrought-iron fencing wit...

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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...

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

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:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rows of lockers with screen doors, probably at the McCormick Works. Some of the lockers contain hats, shoes, and coats. A long bench runs along wall of lo...

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