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Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...

Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves an airplane engine with an International I-30 industrial tractor and trailer inside the Municipal Airport hangar. The tractor was owned by Ame...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1959-03-17 

Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An architectural drawing of a house and swimming pool commissioned by B.J. Cahn of Lake Forest, Illinois.

Date: 1911 

Description: Pictures and diagrams mounted on a wall in a "new building" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The display was part of an industrial exhibit and d...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

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

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at stations apparently designed to test knotters for grain binders, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1972 

Description: A "Cameo Girl," saleswoman for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, sits in the cab and applies lipstick while looking in the driver-side mi...

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Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Date: 1928 

Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Harvester-Thresher (combine) featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "Harvests and Th...

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Factory workers from International Harvester's McCormick Works line up on a stage to receive the Army-Navy "E" award, given to manufacturing plants achievi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers testing(?) the binding mechanisms for grain binders at the McCormick Reaper Works. Loose hay and hay bundles are...

Photograph

Truck Washroom

Date: 1940 

Description: Men in a washroom clean an International truck used by Standard Freight Lines, Inc. The original caption reads, "Truck washroom. American Transportation Co...

Date: 1925-11-08 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...

Date: 1928-10-26 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.

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