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Photograph

Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Photograph

Vegetable Store

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Stirs up a controversy

Date: 1897-5-02

County: Cook

City: Chicago

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: International Harvester Titan 15-30 H.P. kerosene gear-drive tractor on display outside the factory. The 15-30 tractors utilized a K-W magneto for ignition...

Date: 1918-01-28 

Description: Streams of water from fire hoses are trained into the upper windows of a storefront which is encased in thick ice. A written description of this photograph...

Date: 1934-05-31 

Description: An International paneled station wagon ("woody") on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length cut-out portrait of Bessie Wilson wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat.

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Crew preparing to pull a damaged Ford Tri-Motor airplane with a white McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with dual rear wheels at the American Air R...

Date: 1931 

Description: Interior view of bowling alley lanes at the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the "McCormick Mansion" located at 716 North Rush Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men standing around a lumber yard among buildings at an International Harvester factory(?) site, most likely in Illinois. A Chicago, Burli...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

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...

Photograph

Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory worker uses a roller to shape a tractor wheel at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...

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