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Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory and office workers sitting in the cafeteria at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Weber Wagon

Date: 1906-11 

Description: New Weber wagon parked in front of a fence.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Delegates William B. Rubin, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Cecilia Garvin, Elroy.

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental 8-16(?) tractor in a factory yard.

Date: 1917 

Description: Color illustration of a McCormick Daisy reaper from a 1917 general line catalog. Caption reads: "Has been built and used continuously since 1831. The world...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School viewing a replica of the original McCormick Reaper at the International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago Mus...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1941-08-13 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an International I-4 tractor made in Chicago, Illinois for the United States government.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers work on a steel wheel at International Harvester's Plano Works. Factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Worker forming steel components on a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man unloads an International dump truck full of gravel in La Salle Street near the Standard Glass Company, possibly in Chicago.

Date: 1912-07-08 

Description: Three workers unloading planks of wood from a Frisco railroad boxcar in a lumber yard outside International Harvester's Deering Works.

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