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Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus", in the Chicago River.

Date: 1926-11-04 

Description: Two men wearing hats and overcoats walk along the sidewalk adjacent to a large building, possibly the McCormick Works factory. Signs on the electrical pole...

Date: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

Date: 1928-03-14 

Description: Man driving an International heavy-duty freight service truck owned and operated by Arthur Dixon Transfer Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Date: 1925-11-25 

Description: An International truck used by the Excelsior Laundry Company is parked along a street in front of a monument for the Fort Dearborn massacre. The lettering...

Date: 1945-11-05 

Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1972 

Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

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Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.

Date: 1919 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Weber farm wagons. Features a color illustration of two men with a Weber wagon hitched to a horse. Text reads "Looks Go...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.

Date: 1914-11-09 

Description: Four men inside the clock and ticker room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A Chicago White Sox pennant is hanging between two of the clocks. T...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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