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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers loading and unloading wood at the wood stock yard of the McCormick Reaper Works. Men are working on both sides of the Chicago River. Rail cars and...

Date: 1933-06-23 

Description: Men loading crates of Kingsbury Pale Beer onto an International B-4 truck outside the Kingsbury Beverage Company. The truck had a 170-inch wheelbase. The w...

Photograph

Business District

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Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1936-12-16 

Description: A man places a bag onto the bed of an International C-1 truck owned by the Chicago Rock Island Railroad. The truck is marked with the text "No.9" and "Wate...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers dipping wagon wheels in boiled linseed oil(?) at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wag...

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...

Date: 1933-06-21 

Description: Pedestrians near the entrance to Farm Machinery Hall at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: International military tractor on a rail car, most likely at Internaitonal Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "A wheel-type Diese...

Date: 1951 

Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...

Date: 1919 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Weber farm wagons. Features a color illustration of two men with a Weber wagon hitched to a horse. Text reads "Looks Go...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Workers assembling wagon and farm truck wheels the wood shop and wheel room of International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned...

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Description: Worker trimming assembled wagon wheel spokes with a belt-driven rotary saw at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers stack bales of twine in a warehouse at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1949 

Description: Original caption states: "Alpha Bungum, 17, of Kasson, Minn., receives congratulations from A.S. Knudsen, northwest regional manager, general line sales,...

Date: 1910 

Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.

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