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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1928-10-26 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1917-08-22 

Description: Factory worker placing a piece of wood into a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machin...

Photograph

Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine mill with shipping platform at the McCormick Reaper Works, just after construction. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Photograph

Clara Seipp

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Clara Seipp, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a dress and coat with hat, muff and gl...

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...

Photograph

Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men unload pieces of lumber from the opened boxcars of a train near the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

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Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

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