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Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.
Date: 1933-12-05 after
Description: First two pages of the interior of the Hotel Sherman wine list, with a woodcut of a man in a top hat, suit coat, and trousers, lying supine on the ground,...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...
Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...
Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...
Description: Photographer from Kaufmann and Fabry on top of an International C-1 truck at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. Kaufmann and Fabry were the official ph...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: The superintendent of International Harvester's 20 mm gun and war production plant, J.E. Harris sits at a desk. Original caption reads: "As a veteran of Wo...
Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Description: Two riders on an early Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle near a community garden at Harrison and Jefferson streets in Chicago. An International Harvester trac...
Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.
Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." The colorful drawing features the General, the Policeman, Gogo, the Clown, and the Cook clim...
Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...
Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.
Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
Description: A worker in a factory, possibly McCormick Works, stands near three spools of chain which extend to the ceiling.
Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...
Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.
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