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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...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

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...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

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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...

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: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

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Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

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: 1913-08-26 

Description: Portrait of a seated man wearing a white dressing gown and covered with a white blanket. He rests his head against a pillow in what appears to be a domesti...

Date: 1955 

Description: Portrait of William Rice Odell seated at his desk. A curtain on a window in the background bears the International Harvester Company logo. Odell graduated...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Loewen Bräu (Lion Brew) Beer, United States Brewing Co." The label features the silh...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

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Description: In the editorial offices of "Weird Tales" in Chicago. William R. Sprenger, secretary-treasurer of Weird Tales; Farnsworth Wright, editor; Henry Kuttner wri...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young boy and girl sitting on a pile of rocks with a cat and a dog outside the Sunnyside School. Boy cradles a cat under his arm while a girl feeds a dog b...

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: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...

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