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Photograph

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: The southeast corner of the dining room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. According to the original caption, the paintings on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An architectural drawing of a house and swimming pool commissioned by B.J. Cahn of Lake Forest, Illinois.

Date: 1931 

Description: Hallway leading to a fireplace in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across street towards a boy and girl standing on the street corner across from the granite mansion built for Conrad Seipp at 3300 South Michigan Avenu...

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:  date unknown

Description: An undated photograph of a convention of District 1 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. A sign in the background bears a picture of President Fr...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick. The home and yard are surrounded by stone and wrought-iron fencing wit...

Photograph

Florist Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A florist's truck drives past an intersection in a business district. Buildings in the background have signs reading "Delaware Towers Grill" and "Hotel Mar...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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...

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