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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: 1946 

Description: A man stands behind a table and addresses a teacher in a classroom at International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The teacher sits beside an...

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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: 1919 ca.

Description: Three men in a field working on an International 8-16 tractor. One of the men is dressed in a suit. There are houses in the background.

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Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.

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: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

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...

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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

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Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

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Christmas at Church

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...

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Description: "Out to Lunch." When the Teenie Weenies take vacation, they meet many interesting characters. In this drawing, a group of birds invite them to lunch in the...

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Stairway from the main hall to the second floor at Cyrus McCormick,Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with a view of the house's east windows. The do...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of friends or o...

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: An International truck parked in the middle of a snow-covered street. Residential and commercial buildings are behind the truck.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the third story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, an...

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