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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A colored drawing, on tissue, of a design for a brooch featuring a large, faceted blue stone in the center, with smaller blue cabochons at the corners. Sma...
Description: Toilet stalls in the employee bathroom at International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory).
Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...
Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Bluebell line of International Harvester cream separators.
Description: International truck delivering Orange Crush soda to a concession stand at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The truck was owned by Citrus Fruit Juice...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989). The granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, Alma and her husband Dr. William F....
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn picker featuring color illustration. Includes the text "stop husking by hand" and "do a week's work in a...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of twins Otto, left, and William Madlener, sons of Albert F. and Elsa Seipp Madlener. The boys are...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Experimental McCormick "improved 8-roll thresher/shredder" in a factory yard, most likely at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Elevated view of a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor and a harvester-thresher (combine) on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: A group of spectators at the "Century of Progress" world's fair watch an International Harvester tractor pull a Firestone float down the "Avenue of Flags"...
Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.
Description: A factory worker handles metal parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a large, ornate organ inside a chapel at the University of Chicago. Below the organ pipes are pews and flags. The University was founded by John...
Description: Color photograph of an International 464 tractor in a studio.
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