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Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1932 

Description: Two men stand at the construction site for International Harvester's exhibit building at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey cardboard depicting a design for a necklace. Series of long and short links alternate with white or yellow stones throughout t...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker spray painting the rear wheel well of a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1939-09-11 

Description: Engineering photograph of experimental McCormick-Deering Farmall B tractor with 32 inch rear wheels.

Date: 1918-09 

Description: View of the U.S. Government War Exposition at Grant Park taken from a window the International Harvester building on Michigan Avenue. A large crowd of peop...

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Former Senator, Harry W. Bolens. Port Washington, Otto Stielow, Sheboygan, and John Kehoe, Green Bay.

Date: 1930 

Description: A female factory worker bundles wooden spindles with a machine at the McCormick Works.

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC feed grinders featuring a color illustration of an engine-driven feed grinder.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...

Photograph

Danger of Firearms

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A man sits on wooden outdoor stairs holding a firearm, while three children standing around him.

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front door of International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental International 12-22 tractor.

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