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Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Parade float with a replica of the "First blast furnace in the Calumet district" for Wisconsin Steel Works. The parade was Chicago's East Side Centennial c...

Date:  date unknown

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: 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...

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Description: Men, women and children dig and rake the soil at the Deering Works employee gardens. The gardens appear to be located in a residential neighborhood.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: The inside of a document for child employment. The document reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893 FORM NO. 117 Protection Legal Bank...

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration, on an orange background, of a young child wearing overalls standing near a pile of corn, corn cribs, and a Plano H...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a parade on Michigan Avenue taken from the International Harvester building. Grant Park is in the background.

Photograph

NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1934 

Description: International C-30 armored truck built for Brinks, Incorporated. The truck is parked at the "Irish Village" exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fa...

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: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A yard, barn, and a Deering combine (harvester-thresher) in the International Harvester farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Book or Pamphlet

Mogul Oil Engine Catalog

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for International Harvester Mogul oil engines, featuring an illustration of farmers processing corn with an engine-driven corn...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posing with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1909 

Description: Seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Alma Seipp (1876-1966), daughter of prominent Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is seated on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The dedication page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with...

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