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Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves Trans World Airlines DC-3 (DC-2?) airplane with an International industrial tractor outside the TWA hangar at Chicago's Municipal Airport (lat...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men assembling binders at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

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...

Photograph

Cicero Airmail

Date: 1912-09 

Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...

Date: 1949 

Description: Original caption states: "Alpha Bungum, 17, of Kasson, Minn., receives congratulations from A.S. Knudsen, northwest regional manager, general line sales,...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman's face is visible through an opening in the after-body of an aircraft torpedo as she uses a tool to tap holes in it. The photograph was taken at In...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Three men picking vegetables in the Deering Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's "...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1942 

Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon with immature plumage. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. A dove is visible in the background. Part of a group of pigeon...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering grain drills. Includes an illustration of a farmer operating a Farmall Regular tractor and a grain drill at night....

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman sitting at a kitchen table wearing a visor, leaning over a book while a lit oil lamp is nearby. Also on the table are a newspaper, additional books...

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1961 

Description: Ralph Helstein, president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with head in hands, exhibits obvious fatigue and frustration during the 1961 Armou...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Two factory workers stand outside firing booths to conduct testing at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "...

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