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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: 1933 

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: 1918-05-06 

Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...

Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.

Date:  

Description: The Crystal House was Keck and Keck Project #183 in 1934. This project was done for the second year of the Chicago World's Fair, named "The Century of Prog...

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Wisconsin exhibit at Union Depot (Milwaukee Road), in Chicago, showing Kenneth Kramer of Highland Park, Illinois.

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Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.

Photograph

Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A young Conrad Seipp Jr. stands on an oversized chair for a full-length studio portrait. He is wearing a skirt over long stockings, a jacket and white blou...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to Republican Party National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Secretary of State Fred R. Zimmerman, left, Edwin W. Shear, Hillsbor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1917-12-28 

Description: Engineering photograph of a limited production motor cultivator. Original caption reads: "The cultivator used in connection with this development was subst...

Date: 1912-09-03 

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

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1909-03-12 

Description: Four men stand outside of the Weber Works lumberyard. The factory produced wagons.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Workingman's Advocate" Front Page

Date: 1866-05-26 

Description: Page one of "The Workingman's Advocate." The front page of the newspaper includes an illustration that advertises "Artificial Legs and Arms" for wounded Ci...

Photograph

Assembly Shop

Date: 1944 

Description: Men stand among machines on the assembly floor in one of the International Harvester Company's engineering shops. The original caption reads, "Assembly flo...

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