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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 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's McCormick line of tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a tree-lined fi...

Photograph

Wedding Day

Date: 1921-10-29 

Description: Bride Catherine Bartholomay, right, poses with her sister Elsa. Catherine wears an ankle length gown with long veil. Both women hold large bouquets of fre...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

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: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive.

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

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...

Photograph

Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

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: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

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 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: 1916 

Description: Front cover of advertising catalog for the Primrose line of IHC cream separators. Cover features chromolithograph of cows at a drinking trough. In the uppe...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date:  

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: 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 "...

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