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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18. Flags are flying including one with her name and the American flag. This was Chicago's largest excursion bo...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: International A-8 model truck with a Fruehauf semi-trailer van and a 1907 International auto wagon on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

Date: 1929-04-16 

Description: Elevated view of steam engine pulling railroad cars in the railroad yard at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Paul Kane, chief engineer at International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department, sits behind a desk.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory. The lettering on the building reads, "McCormick Works; International Harvester Company," "Motor Trucks, Tract...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man and woman picking vegetables in the Deering Works Community Garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester...

Date: 1929-03-23 

Description: Citizens look on as City of Chicago emergency personnel and others carry an injured boy at an accident scene. The event was most likely a staged exercise....

Date: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

Date: 1923 

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

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the amenities aboard the "North American" and "South American".

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Small child opening a desk drawer containing a shining revolver (hand gun). The scene was staged for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depar...

Date: 1915-12-25 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp, widow of prominent Chicago brewer and founder of Black Point Estate, Conrad Seipp, poses in her Chicago home with her nine grandchildr...

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Photograph

Harriet Rhoads

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Date: 1944-07-16 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Children of State Democratic Party Chairman, Thomas R. King; Tommy Pat, Betty Ann, and Mary Katherine....

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

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