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Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900) by the Century Publishing and Engraving Company. Leander was a younger brother of Cyrus Hall McCor...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1922 

Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Two factory workers stand outside firing booths to conduct testing at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "...

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Description: Man working with a large grinder at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902,...

Date: 1946 

Description: Rear view of group of employees sitting at tables to watch as an instructor demonstrates a lesson on a chalkboard at International Harvester's Education an...

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a hand-pump, and...

Date: 1947 

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...

Date: 1955 

Description: Portrait of William Rice Odell seated at his desk. A curtain on a window in the background bears the International Harvester Company logo. Odell graduated...

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Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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