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Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1905 

Description: Cover of International Harvester McCormick line catalog depicting a lush, golden wheat field with a farmer riding a horse-drawn grain binder in the backgro...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man, most likely R.G. Brooks, showing a Milwaukee grain binder to three Native Americans in traditional dress in front of McCormick Works. One of the Nativ...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Upper Michigan Boulevard. Pedestrians, automobiles, and a double-decker bus can be seen among tall buildings.

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: National Democratic Convention delegates Herman Jessen and Henry Reuss stand on the convention floor. Reuss had been actively campaigning for months for t...

Date: 1891 

Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1903 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a...

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene of Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street in Chicago. The Allerton Hotel is in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two identical cut-out images (one accented with red coloring) of two women in bathing suits and caps posing on a path surrounded by foliage, from a scrapbo...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Ed Nix, Eau Claire, left, chairman of Wisconsin Young Democrats, and Sen. William Draheim, Neenah, a delegate at large, talk it over at the Democratic Nati...

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: Front and back covers of the Hotel Sherman wine list of cocktails, wines, champagnes, and liqueurs, with a woodcut of a man clutching multiple bottles of s...

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors examining machinery displays in International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1922-11-16 

Description: Tractor bearing signs reading "old no. 13; International Harvester Co.; sold in 1906 - used for 16 years still going strong... " and "see me at the Wheat S...

Photograph

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Date: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

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