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Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Meister Bräu, 'The Beer' Brewed and bottled by Peter Hand Brewing Co." In the top le...

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Factory workers inspecting cylinders for Farmall F-12 tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated library at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 1884, the h...

Date: 1946 

Description: Farmall A tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Neighborhood streets near Deering Works, including several International Harvester billboards. One sign reads "International Motor Trucks, a size and style...

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker spray painting the rear wheel well of a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Three female factory workers inspect 40-millimeter artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International trucks on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" World's Fair. Models include the International M-3 "Hou...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Photograph

Archie F. McCardell

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Portrait of Archie F. McCardell an International Harvester executive. McCardell, former President of Xerox Corporation in 1971, was elected President and C...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Cover of "The Chicago Seed," an underground newspaper, featuring Santa Claus crucified on a dollar sign. The landscape below is made from collaged advertis...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Photograph

Emma Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp poses for her portrait seated on a chair holding a kitten and a small pillow in her lap. Emma is wearing a short dress with lace trim, a hat, an...

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