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Otto Schmidt M.D.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. Otto Schmidt (1863-1935), noted Chicago physician and husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt. He is wearing a dark suit and bo...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of an International Fleetstar truck outfitted with a garbage hauler. The truck was owned by Deck's Disposal Service and appears against a backg...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of group of men and women boarding an American Airlines airplane while an International D-15 truck marked "U.S. Mail" and "American Airlines"...

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to a pull Boeing U.S. mail and express airplane from a Municipal Airport hangar during the Amer...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick. The home and yard are surrounded by stone and wrought-iron fencing wit...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers assemble milk coolers at the West Pullman Works.

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Cover of "Navy Times Are Changin,'" an underground newspaper, featuring a cartoon of three men, at least one in navy uniform, surrounded by pigs pointing f...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of Mogul and Titan tractors in various stages of assembly at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was in operation from 1910-1972, and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dock workers preparing boxed farm machines for loading onto a ship at the McCormick Reaper Works dock. The boxes contain McCormick Daisy reapers, New 4 mow...

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Photograph

Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1917-05 

Description: Large crowd of school children and adults gathered for a school garden dedication. Original caption reads: "Mr. Prost making a talk at a garden dedication...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Parade float with a replica of the "First blast furnace in the Calumet district" for Wisconsin Steel Works. The parade was Chicago's East Side Centennial c...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted studio portrait of brother and sister. Conrad Seipp (1883-1909) sits on the lap of his sister Alma (18976-1966) for a half length studio...

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Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers adjusting a large printing press as two others examine freshly printed copies of Farmers Advance. The paper was a publication of the McCormi...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men working on a wagon truck inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. A completed Weber wagon and a large American flag are in the background. T...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon with immature plumage. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. A dove is visible in the background. Part of a group of pigeon...

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