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Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: An International Harvester employee examines a component on the assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: C.R. Rogers, chief engineer of International Harvester Company's Gas Power Engineering Department, sits behind a desk. The original caption reads, "C.R. Ro...

Date: 1935 

Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1911-01-05 

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The Tractor Works plant was in operation from 1910-1972, and manufactured tractors and construction eq...

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: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

Date:  

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

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company office building from the corner of Market and Jackson streets. The building's address was 212 Market Street. Offices f...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Photograph

Automobile in Snow

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Rear view of an automobile resting alongside a snow-filled Michigan Avenue during the winter. Other automobiles are parked near commercial buildings in the...

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Southeast panorama of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard and canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 19...

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