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Photograph

Tractor Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Tractor Works including a tractor test track. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation fr...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: McCormick-Deering W-30 tractor outside a factory.

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Low 20th Century manure spreaders. Features an illustration of a farmer with a horse-drawn sp...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...

Date: 1928-01-03 

Description: Advertising photograph of a man in overalls and hat pointing to an International Harvester part. The photograph was taken in a studio and used in company...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Stairway from the main hall to the second floor at Cyrus McCormick,Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with a view of the house's east windows. The do...

Poster

Weber Wagon

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertisement for the Weber Wagon, the "king of all farm wagons." Features color illustration of the implement. Printed by the Crown Press in Chicago, IL.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two young men driving an International Auto Wagon through a snow-bound residential street. The truck was owned by C.H. Morgan & Co.

Date: 1940 

Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date:  

Description: Wisconsin Tourist Bureau, Chicago office at 209 N. Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1888 ca.

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

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising International Harvester kerosene tractors along muddy dirt road outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The billboard was cr...

Date: 1868-12-16 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...

Photograph

Conrad Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Oval-framed quarter-length portrait of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890). He is wearing a suit and vest with bow tie. The collar of the suit coat ha...

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date:  

Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.

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