Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Looking at a newspaper, left to right: Cyrus Philipp, Milwau...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors apply bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. Two...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...


Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Aerial view of the McCormick Works buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration, held at Soldier Field.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on beige tissue mounted on green cardboard, of a design for a pendant. A large, tear drop shaped smooth red stone hangs from a short c...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Parrett motor cultivator, featuring an illustration of the machine at center flanked by illustrations of a farmstead, and a man using...


Men Stacking Twine

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A factory worker loads bags of twine onto a conveyor belt, while another waits at the top of the pile to stack the twine in a storage space, possibly at th...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Factory workers from International Harvester's McCormick Works line up on a stage to receive the Army-Navy "E" award, given to manufacturing plants achievi...

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: A man looks out the passenger-side window towards the back of an International heavy duty truck (possibly a model 103). There is a ladder attached to the s...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers inspect calendars and mailing folders printed on large presses at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's in-house print shop. After the company...

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