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Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.

Photograph

Fountain of Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lorado Taft's sculpture entitled, "Fountain of Time." The reinforced concrete fountain was built in 1920 and is located in Washington Park.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a trailer with a gorilla painted on the back as it is loaded onto a railroad car by a gantry for shipment. The painting was part of one of s...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Blanche Budd (later McFetridge) at the age of 14 years, taken in Chicago.

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Advertising Catalog

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a young bo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Entrance hall and main staircase of 675 Rush Street [?].

Date: 1923-05-12 

Description: International trucks and engines on display in a dealership or branch showroom.

Date: 1914 

Description: View from the upper right field corner of a baseball game in progress at the National League Ball park in Chicago. The stands are filled with spectators an...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering small and heavy-duty engines (1 1/2 h.p., 3 h.p., 6 h.p. and 10 h.p.) featuring color illustrations of the machine...

Date: 1941-12-22 

Description: A female factory worker at West Pullman Works wears safety goggles to operate a "tapping machine." The original caption reads, "This photograph shows a wom...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Photograph

Contract Bargaining

Date: 1961 

Description: Heated contract negotiations of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of North America.

Date: 1929-03-23 

Description: Citizens look on as City of Chicago emergency personnel and others carry an injured boy at an accident scene. The event was most likely a staged exercise....

Photograph

Warren Harding

Date: 1920 

Description: Studio portrait of Warren G. Harding, the year he won the election for president of the United States.

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