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Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1960 

Description: Ralph H. Bonnell, delegate from the Republican Party of Massachusetts, admires the GOP mascot, an elephant, with another unidentified man at the Republican...

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Factory workers assemble mower or grain binder parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1928-04-11 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor with "new Bosch (no battery) lighting system."

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

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Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Crew preparing to pull a damaged Ford Tri-Motor airplane with a white McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with dual rear wheels at the American Air R...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Upper Michigan Boulevard. Pedestrians, automobiles, and a double-decker bus can be seen among tall buildings.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers operating marchinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers drilling(?) parts at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and was l...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing an International work coat demonstrates an engine for a man wearing a suit and hat. The men are at International Harvester's Education and T...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Photograph

Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

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