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Drafting Room

Date: 1944 

Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...

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Description: Elevated view down State Street, north from Madison. There is a horse-drawn trolley in the street and a crowd of people on the sidewalks.

Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Portrait of Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947), son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1944 

Description: Men work at stations in the machine shop of International Harvester Company's engineering department. The original caption reads, "Scene from a part of the...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

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State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

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Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a pedestrian section of a bridge of buildings, skyscrapers and a billboard in Chicago.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

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Crowded Lake Street

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Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated dining room at 675 Rush Street [?], the McCormick family residence.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

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