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Date: 1944-06-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Thomas R. King, State Democratic Party Chairman, and William B. Rubin, delegate from Milwaukee.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1940 

Description: An International D-30 automobile with a special bulletproof body parked outside the Esquire Theater. Two police officers stand near the vehicle and a doorm...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Albert Johnson, Walter Kazlausks, John Barkauskas, and Ray Shelton stand outside International Harvester's McCormick Works while passing out handbills on t...

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Male office worker, possibly the factory superintendent, posing in front of the office door of International Harvester's Weber Works.

Photograph

Katherine Quinney

Date:  

Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, standing on the shore of Lake Michigan with a ship in the background.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Cover of "The Chicago Seed," an underground newspaper, featuring Santa Claus crucified on a dollar sign. The landscape below is made from collaged advertis...

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Description: Workers spray-painting a wagon wheel inside the paint room at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1926-11-04 

Description: Two men wearing hats and overcoats walk along the sidewalk adjacent to a large building, possibly the McCormick Works factory. Signs on the electrical pole...

Date: 1939-09-11 

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

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of nineteen-year-old Ernst Conrad Schmidt, grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, and an owner of Black Point Estate. He i...

Photograph

Mrs. John H. Kinzie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.

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