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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1945-11-05 

Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...

Date: 1933 

Description: Chicago's Wacker Drive at Clark Street, looking north. Buildings, water towers and railroad boxcars are along the Chicago River waterfront, as well as a Co...

Date: 1929-08-09 

Description: Two men filling oil canisters from the rear of an International Mobiloil truck.

Date: 1916-02-17 

Description: Man standing holding up the front of a wooden cart loaded with metal parts outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: African American worker assembling a wagon axle running gear while a co-worker looks on at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was loc...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view north along Clark Street with pedestrians, street cars, trucks and automobiles. Lincoln Park is on the right; the Belden Stratford Hotel is o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

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Description: The Chicago Housing Authority's Prairie Avenue Court public house project was designed by the architectural firm Keck and Keck as Project #410 in 1950. The...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

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:  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: 1947 

Description: Two men load bundles of plywood(?) onto the bed of an International KB-7 owned by Burnside Construction Company. The truck had a 157-inch wheelbase and a B...

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