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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: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

Date: 1931 

Description: Cover of the Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Company schedule in the Great Lakes Country, depicts a man and a woman watching a ship; either the "N...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Lady Elgin at dock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois.

Photograph

In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, poses near a tractor in the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1939 

Description: Men hold guns up to the driver of an International D-40 truck marked "Decatur Fast Freight" in a hijacking scene staged by the Chicago Police Department. A...

Date: 1934 

Description: Photographer from Kaufmann and Fabry on top of an International C-1 truck at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. Kaufmann and Fabry were the official ph...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1935 

Description: Workers grind pistons at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

Manuscript

Century Grills Menu

Date: 1933 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the Century Grills at the 1937 World's Fair. On the cover is a black and white photograph of a fair building, and silv...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men look through wooden shipping crates in a room at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1929-12-16 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering 15-30 TracTracTor (crawler tractor).

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