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Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Dairymaid line of cream separators. Features an oval portrait of a young woman, surrounded by...

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone line of tillage implements. Features an illustration from behind of a man standing o...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of headers and header binders. Features a color chromolithograph illustrat...

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Red, black and gold cover art for McCormick advertising catalog showing silhouette of a farmer on a horse-drawn reaper.

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date:  

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester feed grinders featuring an illustration of a hand with grain bursting through a plaid ba...

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

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: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage and seeding implements. Features a color chromolithogra...

Book or Pamphlet

Scrapbook Cover

Date: 1933 

Description: Embossed image of the Hall of Science at the Century of Progress International Exposition (the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair) decorates the leather cover of...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Includes the company initials and a drawing of the company's...

Date: 1912 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone tillage implements featuring an illustration of a farmer operating a horse-dra...

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