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Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

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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: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

Date: 1941-03-25 

Description: Police officer and marchers from a Congress of Industrial Organizations (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) union clash outside Intern...

Date: 1886-06-21 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The "Carousel Bear" sitting astride a Farmall Cub tractor at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1929-08-09 

Description: Low angle close-up of the front side of an International oil delivery truck. The side of the truck reads "Quality Oil" and below is a logo reading "Gargoyl...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm equipment featuring an illustration of wheat bursting through a red background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of International Harvester's Weber Works factory building in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, when...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Men, possibly employees of International Harvester, playing baseball in a city park. The park appears to be Grant Park in Chicago, which was located across...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1933-08-03 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental single-row, two drum, self-propelled cotton picker parks. The photograph was taken outside the office of Internat...

Date: 1948 

Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.

Photograph

Strike Vote

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

Date: 1914 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for IHC hay presses featuring an illustration of a landscape of a valley with farms and fields.

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

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