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CIO Convention

Date: 1950-11-21 

Description: Elevated view of the annual convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations at the Palmer House hotel.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Date: 1947 

Description: Tractors and farm equipment on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration at Soldier Field. Original caption reads: "Partial v...

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Meat Cutters

Date: 1945 

Description: Unionized slaughterhouse workers of the P. Brennan Company of Chicago.

Date: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

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Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1940 

Description: Men at the International Molding Machine Company factory work with core boxes after removal from the core blower.

Date: 1952-03 

Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION.” The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormi...

Date: 1924 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry H. Proctor Jr.? wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and tie.

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone line of tillage implements. Features a color illustration of a farmer behind a horse...

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

Date: 1926-03-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering tractor and a No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) parked in front of a factory building.

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Altgeld Gardens

Date:  date unknown

Description: Altgeld Gardens Commercial Center was designed by George Fred and William Keck as Project #317 in 1946. This shopping center was associated with Altgeld Ga...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: As confetti falls from above, men walk on Michigan Avenue in a parade behind an automobile with an American flag.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on tissue, in a cardboard mount, of a design for a brooch in the form of a flower on a stem with two leaves. The flower is represented...

Date: 1942 

Description: Men stand on the curb beside International trucks used in the Brinks Express Company's "Liberty Fleet." The Field Museum building is in the background acro...

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