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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: 1952-07-21 

Description: William Proxmire chats with fellow delegate Edna Bowen on the floor of the National Democratic Convention. Proxmire, then an assemblyman, was making his fi...

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:  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...

Photograph

Fireworks Stand

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Three boys purchase fireworks from the proprietor of a National Fireworks tent near Ogden Avenue. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Ag...

Date: 1940 

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

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...

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

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....

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

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Interior view of the windows designed for the Keck-Gottschalk apartment building. The windows are angled open and the sun is shining through the exterior V...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration, held at Soldier Field.

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

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Photograph

In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

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: 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: 1924-04 

Description: View down a tree-lined street of cars parked near 68th and Crandon Avenue. Identical apartment buildings are on both sides of the street.

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