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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 1, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow and white gold holds a multicolored cabochon, poss...
Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Workers assembling engine components and tightening head bolts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville".
Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...
Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...
Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Representative Howard McMurray, Milwaukee, candidate for United States Senator and Thomas R. King, Oco...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...
Description: A female factory worker bundles wooden spindles with a machine at the McCormick Works.
Description: Forlorn-looking old man in suit and hat with his back against a brick wall. The man is likely an employee at International Harvester's Osborne Works. One o...
Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Titan 15-30 kerosene tractor. Features a black and white photograph of the tractor in a field with an attached plow...
Description: Wisconsin State Republican Party Chairman Wayne Hood of LaCrosse (left) compares notes with State Senator Frank Panzer of Oakfield at the Republican Nation...
Description: Branch service managers watch welding at Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service managers watching welding of wheels. Taken b...
Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.
Description: International Harvester building, as seen from the northwest, in Chicago.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Weber farm wagons. Features a color illustration of two men with a Weber wagon hitched to a horse. Text reads "Looks Go...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Description: Factory workers tend to Farmall F-14 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.
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