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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...

Photograph

Man Outside Theater

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.

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: 1917-05 

Description: Large crowd of school children and adults gathered for a school garden dedication. Original caption reads: "Mr. Prost making a talk at a garden dedication...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

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: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: International Harvester building, as seen from the northwest, in Chicago.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.

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: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

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Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation from 1910 to 1972.

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