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Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker at a drill press in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1949-05 

Description: Man in driver's seat inside International Metro truck parked outside the Sievert Corp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Photograph

Pipe Organ Model

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio photograph of a model or prototype of a pipe organ. Original caption reads: "organ from the collection of James Lowth, inventor."

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Portrait of Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947), son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1949 

Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.

Date: 1912-09-03 

Description: An experimental reaper(?) in a factory year, most like at International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1933-05-02 

Description: An International industrial tractor with a street sweeping attachment sweeps the roads at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1917-04-09 

Description: Two riders on an early Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle near a community garden at Harrison and Jefferson streets in Chicago. An International Harvester trac...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on translucent plastic, of a design for a ring with seven gemstones. Cards such as this were used as sales samples by the artist for...

Photograph

NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue of a design for a pendant featuring a large faceted yellow stone. The elongated setting features a foliate design at e...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Industrial safety poster or sign illustrated with a cream separator. The poster advocates employee safety at International Harvester's Weber Works. The sig...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile resting in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelw...

Date: 1944 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.

Photograph

Danger of Firearms

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A man sits on wooden outdoor stairs holding a firearm, while three children standing around him.

Date: 1933-04-06 before

Description: Armed guards loading a case of money(?) onto an International A-3 armor plated truck owned by the Brinks Express Company. The truck is parked outside the M...

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

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