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Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

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: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

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: 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...

Date: 1927 

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

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...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Children working and playing in a community garden at 38th and St. Louis streets.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view north along Clark Street with pedestrians, street cars, trucks and automobiles. Lincoln Park is on the right; the Belden Stratford Hotel is o...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Three men picking vegetables in the Deering Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's "...

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.

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: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

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