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Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Date: 1925-06-11 

Description: African American worker loading cargo into a railroad boxcar from an International truck as another worker sits behind the wheel. The truck was owned by t...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Harlan Kelly, Sauk County district attorney, left, and Harvey Higley, Marinette, leader of the 24 Badger Taft delegates, right, talk over strategy at Wisco...

Date: 1940-07-23 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Swift & Company standard cream cans illustration. The shoulders of the cans are pai...

Date: 1949-11-29 

Description: Exterior view of the North Town Apothecary.

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: An Island Waterways Corporation boat docks by the North Pier River Barge Terminal near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speed presses stamp out core laminations for transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and man...

Date: 1943 

Description: A factory worker uses a Tocco induction process machine at International Harvester Company's Tractor Works. The original caption reads, "Operator readies o...

Date: 1947 

Description: International KB-5 truck unloading at loading dock. Original caption reads, "An International KB-5 with 76-inch wheelbase owned by Motor Cargo Incorporated...

Photograph

The Orb Sisters

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Sisters Margarethe, left, and Catherine Orb pose for a full-length, standing portrait wearing matching dark floor length gowns with fur trimmed short sleev...

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite profile portrait of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under the Lincoln Administration.

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1928-05-12 

Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Two men picking through bushels of potatoes that have been dumped from a freight train. The men are scouring for potatoes that are still good. Original cap...

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Description: "Out to Lunch." When the Teenie Weenies take vacation, they meet many interesting characters. In this drawing, a group of birds invite them to lunch in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of belt-driven machines inside the "automatic screw machine shop" at International Harvester's McCormick Works(?). According the original caption, "al...

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