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Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...
Description: Profile 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. Whi...
Description: Female worker inspecting small plastic and metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Description: Streams of water from fire hoses are trained into the upper windows of a storefront which is encased in thick ice. A written description of this photograph...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental International 20 m.p.h. transport speed tractor with highway mower. The tractor appears to be equipped with Inter...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posing in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There ap...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman at International Harvester's Tractor Works looks through a filing cabinet or a card catalog. Other people are working in the background.
Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Children working and playing in a community garden at 38th and St. Louis streets.
Description: Factory floor with machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Elevated view of a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor and a harvester-thresher (combine) on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century...
Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...
Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...
Description: Three men picking vegetables in the Deering Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's "...
Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...
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