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Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.

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...

Photograph

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

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: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Ranch house and an International pickup truck in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Edward, left, and Conrad Petersen, right, pose while holding hands with an unidentified young woman standing between them. They are on a lawn in front of t...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Stairway from the main hall to the second floor at Cyrus McCormick,Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with a view of the house's east windows. The do...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a large, ornate organ inside a chapel at the University of Chicago. Below the organ pipes are pews and flags. The University was founded by John...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

Date: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

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Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

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IHC Library

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Men and women use the resources at the IHC Agricultural Extention Department Library, located at 616 S. Michigan Avenue.

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