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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: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1925 

Description: Rear view of men and women sitting in wooden chairs viewing a lantern slide projection of a cow during a presentation by a lecturer from International Harv...

Date: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Man picking vegetables in the Wisconsin Steel Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1917-05-09 

Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville."

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

Date: 1956-08-16 

Description: View down row of chairs at the Democratic National Convention showing Mrs. Ethel McMurray of Stevens Point, and Richard McKnight of South Wayne, Wisconsin,...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Women sitting in the library of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

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: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...


Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Catherine Schmidt, seated, (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her waist-length veil is secured...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.


WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924 

Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

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...

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