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Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Hoosier line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machine...
Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...
Description: Interior view of bowling alley lanes at the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.
Description: Factory workers stack bales of twine in a warehouse at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: Aerial view of the McCormick Works buildings.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of William O. Petersen (1924 - 2012), attorney and owner of Black Point Estate with his wife, Jane Jordan Browne. Peters...
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: 1912 ca.
Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...
Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...
Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...
Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Hand-colored drawing of an intricate design for a pendant. The design features multiple stones, possibly diamonds. There is a small hinge at the lower left...
Description: Advertisement for the Weber Wagon, the "king of all farm wagons." Features color illustration of the implement. Printed by the Crown Press in Chicago, IL.
Description: Advertising poster for the "Big Ball" of binder twine produced by the International Harvester Company. Features an illustration of a big ball of twine.
Description: Female factory worker winds a motor in the electrical shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of cattle pens at Chicago stockyards.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory workers stand amid machinery in the forge shop at the McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: International Harvester Building looking north on Michigan Avenue.
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