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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated dining room at 675 Rush Street [?], the McCormick family residence.

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated hallway leading to a room with a fireplace at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man and woman picking vegetables in the Deering Works Community Garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Three enlarged photograph murals inside the Harvester building, 6th floor. The image on the left is a farm, the middle image is a war scene, and the one on...

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: 1949-03-10 

Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men standing around a lumber yard among buildings at an International Harvester factory(?) site, most likely in Illinois. A Chicago, Burli...

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: 1931 

Description: Rows of seats lead up to a arched stage outfitted with a piano and chairs at the McCormick Works Club House theater. The IHC logo is embroidered on the sta...

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:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated library at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 1884, the h...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers sitting at tables and standing in line to get food at a service counter in the cafeteria of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The cl...

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: 1946 

Description: A man sits in an armchair with his feet propped on a bed, reading an International sales-engineering bulletin and smoking a pipe.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman sitting at a kitchen table wearing a visor, leaning over a book while a lit oil lamp is nearby. Also on the table are a newspaper, additional books...

Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

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