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Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Red, black and gold cover art for McCormick advertising catalog showing silhouette of a farmer on a horse-drawn reaper.

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: A photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" for "Peter Stacloroski(?)". The the certificate is filled in by hand and gives the boy's address as "399 N....

Date: 1952-02-20 

Description: A design for an emerald and diamond ring, hand drawn and painted on tissue mounted on a card. The design, labeled 4-B, is identified as Michelson and dated...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

Date: 1919 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Weber farm wagons. Features a color illustration of two men with a Weber wagon hitched to a horse. Text reads "Looks Go...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

Date: 1940-07-23 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Swift & Company standard cream cans illustration. The shoulders of the cans are pai...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Representative Howard McMurray, Milwaukee, candidate for United States Senator and Thomas R. King, Oco...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1944 

Description: The original photograph caption reads, "Carl Mott, research engineer in International Harvester Company's farm engineering machinery department in Chicago,...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads: "Closeup of ingot entering rolls of 40" blooming mill with finish...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting a confrontation between police and protesters at the Haymarket in Chicago. Smoke from an explosion drifts in the backgr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawings on ecru paper of eight different designs for brooches. Stones of various shapes and colors are shown in geometric mountings with foli...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across streets towards the tower with a steeply pitched roof which anchors the southeast corner of the Conrad Seipp mansion at 3300 South Michigan Ave...

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

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