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Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

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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: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

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

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Portrait of man standing in office clothes just outside a factory door. The man was an employee of International Harvester, likely in Chicago.

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1914-08-08 

Description: A photographer stands near a camera on the bank of the Chicago River. He likely works for International Harvester Company and appears to be photographing t...

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

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Description: Four employees hoisting planks of wood onto large stacks with a portable electric winch in the stock yard at International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Three enlarged photograph murals inside the Harvester building, 6th floor. The image on the left is a farm, the middle image is a war scene, and the one on...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers assembling engine components and tightening head bolts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway sits on railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of the McCormick Works. The side of the locomotive reads: "Northern...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...

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