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Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

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Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

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IH Teletype Room

Date: 1937 

Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.

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Otto Schmidt M.D.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. Otto Schmidt (1863-1935), noted Chicago physician and husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt. He is wearing a dark suit and bo...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Mrs. Marguerite Rogers of Prairie du Chien, who served 16 years as clerk of Crawford County and in 1950 ran for the Assembly, and Richard McKnight, South W...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man inspecting the engine of an International Model H truck. The 201 cubic inch H engine featured an L-head design, with three main bearings and forced lub...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A view inside the back of an armored International Model S paddy wagon.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand amid machinery in the forge shop at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering No. 1 and No. 2 manure spreaders. Includes a color illustration of a farmer using a horse-drawn manure spreade...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to Republican Party National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Assemblyman Ernest Heden, Ogema (left), and Orin Angwall, Marinette...

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The Orb Sisters

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Sisters Margarethe, left, and Catherine Orb pose for a full-length, standing portrait wearing matching dark floor length gowns with fur trimmed short sleev...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker applies grease to a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Lower Reception Hall (basement) stairs of Cyrus McCormick, Jr's residence at 50 East Huron Street. The original caption indicates that the view is "leading...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...

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Old Abe on Perch

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Description: A wood engraving of Old Abe, Civil War eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

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...

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