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Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speed presses stamp out core laminations for transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and man...

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: 1921 ca.

Description: Two International Model G-61 trucks, with drivers, parked on a cobble-stone city street. The trucks were operated by the "American Painters' Roller Company...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

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Wedding Day

Date: 1921-10-29 

Description: Bride Catherine Bartholomay, right, poses with her sister Elsa. Catherine wears an ankle length gown with long veil. Both women hold large bouquets of fre...

Photograph

Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at large machines in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes standing on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch...

Date: 1917-04-18 

Description: Young boys digging a garden in an urban setting on "Mowhawk Street near Larrabee." Original caption reads: "Newberry School boys who have gotten into the h...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Three men use a lift to stack bales of bound fiber in a storage area, possibly at the McCormick Works twine mill. The company used sisal and hemp fiber to...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick surrounded by a fence made of stone and wrought iron. The home was built...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the central basin, Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. There are several boats on the basin. On the right is a large statue of a bu...

Photograph

UPWA Union Man

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: An unidentified United Packinghouse of America member. He is wearing badges that identify him as an employee at the Swift Company plant in Chicago and the...

Date: 1919 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Weber farm wagons. Features a color illustration of two men with a Weber wagon hitched to a horse. Text reads "Looks Go...

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