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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:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1938-09 

Description: View of the underside of the "Rocket" amusement ride at the Canadian National Exhibition, powered by an International U-7 power unit. The ride was owned b...

Date: 1911-01 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers standing between rows of parts bins at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posing in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There ap...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

Photograph

Mangel Florist Car

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Description: Shown is the car for Mangel Florist, offering "choicest flowers, best service, and moderate pricing." John Venizelos, taking the name 'Mangel' after immig...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 1, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow and white gold holds a multicolored cabochon, poss...

Date: 1943 

Description: A factory worker uses a Tocco induction process machine at International Harvester Company's Tractor Works. The original caption reads, "Operator readies o...

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering P&O "Little Chief" plow featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "the square-turn plow...

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1929-08-09 

Description: Driver sitting in an International truck operated by the Mobiloil Company. Text on the side of the truck reads, "The World's Quality Oil."

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Billboard for International motor trucks on Diversey Avenue outside of Deering Works. The billboard lettering reads, "Use International for Low-Cost Haulin...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Neighborhood streets near Deering Works, including several International Harvester billboards. One sign reads "International Motor Trucks, a size and style...

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

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