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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...

Photograph

Elizabeth Mills

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Description: Studio portrait of Elizabeth Mills in large, feathered hat. She is the daughter of Arthur Mills and granddaughter of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of nineteen-year-old Ernst Conrad Schmidt, grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, and an owner of Black Point Estate. He i...

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...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: International Harvester advertising catalog for equipment for clubs, parks and golf courses. Features an illustration of a clubhouse in the background and...

Date: 1902 ca.

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

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A woman stands in the garden by the corner of 675 Rush Street, the residence of the McCormick family which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick. The home and yard are surrounded by stone and wrought-iron fencing wit...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1913 

Description: International Harvester Service Bureau poster for speaker "Frank Stockdale, The Mirthful Orator With A Message."

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: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Interior view of the windows designed for the Keck-Gottschalk apartment building. The windows are angled open and the sun is shining through the exterior V...

Date: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1931 

Description: Drawings of the passenger cabin plans for the screw passenger cruise vessel, North American.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A visual comparison of an old International Harvester logo and a new one as shown on the cover of "The Corporate Mark."

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