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Otto Schmidt M.D.

Date:  ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. Otto Schmidt (1863-1935), noted Chicago physician and husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt. He is wearing a dark suit and bo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1922 

Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of workers inspecting calendars and mailing folders printed on large presses at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's in-house...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers operating machines to insert wooden slats into binder canvas at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by...

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...


Lady Elgin at dock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1941-03-25 

Description: Police officer and marchers from a Congress of Industrial Organizations (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) union clash outside Intern...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Five Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Photographed at the Hotel Bismark left to right: Assemblyma...

Date: 1933 

Description: International truck delivering Orange Crush soda to a concession stand at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The truck was owned by Citrus Fruit Juice...

Date: 1910-02-02 

Description: Two men with bowler hats ride an International Auto Buggy in an urban area during winter.


Two Men Oil a Wheel

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Two men standing on what appears to be a factory floor, probably the McCormick Works, oiling a wheel. The man on the left is dressed in suit pants, vest an...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...

Date: 1910 

Description: Female factory workers stand around long tables in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works Canvas Department. Canvas is piled in r...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: National Democratic Convention delegates Herman Jessen and Henry Reuss stand on the convention floor. Reuss had been actively campaigning for months for t...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers using an overhead crane to load new McCormick-Deering tractors (including the 10-20 and possibly the I-20) onto railroad cars outside International...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man inspecting the engine of an International Model H truck. The 201 cubic inch H engine featured an L-head design, with three main bearings and forced lub...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at large machines in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1906-07-24 

Description: Right side view of a man sitting on a Milwaukee No. 12 Harvester and Binder (grain binder). In the background are men standing by a large metal gate and ra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

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