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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: International Harvester's first headquarters building at 7 Monroe Street on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue. IHC later sold the building and proper...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for International binder twine. Features an illustration of the "Big Ball" of twine and the text "McCormick Reaper Centennial, 1831-1931...

Photograph

Strike Vote

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: International model "G" truck with an empty bed sits parked along a curb. On the side is written "Swift & Company." Behind the truck is a line of billboa...

Date: 1925 

Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

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Description: Studio portrait of Lars Davidson Reque, age 90, seated showing a book to his grandniece Martha Rothie Nelson, age 5.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Loewen Bräu (Lion Brew) Beer, United States Brewing Co." The label features the silh...

Date: 1896 

Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...

Date: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

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