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Description: A man places a bag onto the bed of an International C-1 truck owned by the Chicago Rock Island Railroad. The truck is marked with the text "No.9" and "Wate...
Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, poses near a tractor in the International Harvester exhibit.
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
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...
Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Swift & Company standard cream cans illustration. The shoulders of the cans are pai...
Description: Three-lane bowling alley inside International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester Company in 1880...
Description: Mrs. Marguerite Rogers of Prairie du Chien, who served 16 years as clerk of Crawford County and in 1950 ran for the Assembly, and Richard McKnight, South W...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Girls turning rope for a young boy to skip outside the Sunnyside School in Cook County.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two workers among hundreds of hay rake wheels stacked on a shipping platform next to rail cars at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the...
Description: Armored C-30 truck built for Brinks Incorporated parked in front of a castle in the "Irish Village" exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Ch...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of crowd on State Street, and the Masonic Temple from Madison Street. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles are in the street.
Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...
Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View from across street towards a worker shoveling a sidewalk in front of the Potter Palmer mansion on North Lake Shore Drive. The three-story granite face...
Description: View from above of police officers forming a line through striking workers near International Harvester's McCormick Works. Original caption reads: "Harvest...
Description: McCormick-Deering tractor and a No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) parked in front of a factory building.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...
Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.
Description: Vacant city lot cluttered with litter and advertising billboards for Premium Ham and Bacon and Wool Soap. The department likely used the photograph to show...
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