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Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon (center) and a ring dove (left) on a downward sloping perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived...

Date: 1937-03-29 

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

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers milling around the factory gates at the Fullerton Avenue side of International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by Willi...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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...

Photograph

Man Outside Theater

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers inserting wooden slats into canvas for grain binders in the McCormick Works Twine Mill. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Ma...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date: 1910-02-02 

Description: International Auto Buggy with removable top on a snow-covered street or lot.

Date: 1942 ca.

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three women and a man dumping the beans they've picked into wooden containers at a vegetable garden northwest of Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a pedestrian section of a bridge of buildings, skyscrapers and a billboard in Chicago.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date:  

Description: Office(?) workers reading in the library at the Deering Works Club. In the background the librarian (seated at desk) appears to be checking books in and ou...

Date: 1962 

Description: Sailors passing cases of bottled Coca-Cola (soda) from an International truck to a ship docked at Chicago. City skyline in background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two factory workers attempting to twist an implement part with large wrenches at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The part is resting on a crate...

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