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Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young boy and girl sitting on a pile of rocks with a cat and a dog outside the Sunnyside School. Boy cradles a cat under his arm while a girl feeds a dog b...

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of tillage implements showing a farmer and son in a field with a horse-drawn dis...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Three enlarged photograph murals inside the Harvester building, 6th floor. The image on the left is a farm, the middle image is a war scene, and the one on...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...

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: 1912-10-08 

Description: Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin, in a Wright Model B following an emergency landing at Cicero Field in Chicago. Inspecting the faulty propeller that c...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for International trucks featuring illustrations of trucks delivering food to areas in Africa and the Middle East. The text describes a...

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers on the loading platform in the Repair Parts Department at McCormick Works.

Photograph

Emma Seipp Schmidt

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A colored drawing, on tissue, of a design for a brooch featuring a large, faceted blue stone in the center, with smaller blue cabochons at the corners. Sma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length cut-out portrait of Bessie Wilson wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18. Flags are flying including one with her name and the American flag. This was Chicago's largest excursion bo...

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Description: Men assembling binder heads at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harve...

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