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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: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

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: 1862-04-05 

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

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: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering harvester-thresher (combine). Includes color illustration of the implement and the text "twelfth successful se...

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: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Low 20th Century manure spreaders. Features an illustration of a farmer with a horse-drawn sp...

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: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Meister Bräu, 'The Beer' Brewed and bottled by Peter Hand Brewing Co." In the top le...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

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...

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