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Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Experimental International tractor.

Date:  

Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date: 1924-04 

Description: View down a tree-lined street of cars parked near 68th and Crandon Avenue. Identical apartment buildings are on both sides of the street.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering tractor with wheel covers. The tractor was apparently designed for use by the U.S. military.

Date: 1929 

Description: Workers installing the transmission in a crawler tractor chassis along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1946 

Description: Female factory workers stand at tables behind an assembly line in the ball bearing department at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Date: 1942-11-24 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Male office worker, possibly the factory superintendent, posing in front of the office door of International Harvester's Weber Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and rail yard as seen from across a canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company until 1902 when it beca...

Date: 1910-02-02 

Description: International Auto Buggy with removable top on a snow-covered street or lot.

Date: 1918-05-15 

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of various power units and tractors on display at Soldier Field for International Harvester "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original capt...

Photograph

Crowded Lake Street

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Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Grain binder on the floor of an IH factory, probably the McCormick Works. At the top is a directional sign for employees in three different languages; Czec...

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