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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers seal cork insulation between an inner and an outer steel box at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An architectural drawing of a house and swimming pool commissioned by B.J. Cahn of Lake Forest, Illinois.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the lounge in Ida Nayos Hall at the University of Chicago. A large tables sits in the middle of the room and upholstered chairs are arranged near...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1918-05-21 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color advertising illustration of a...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their stations in International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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: 1947 

Description: Workers assembling crawler tractor (TracTractor) frames at the beginning of an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was lo...

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers receiving treatment from of two doctors and a nurse in a medical office or hospital room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormic...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men load bundles of plywood(?) onto the bed of an International KB-7 owned by Burnside Construction Company. The truck had a 157-inch wheelbase and a B...

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