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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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Description: Letterhead of the Troy Laundry Machinery Company, with a classical figure of a man wearing a work apron and caligae, holding in his right hand a hammer, an...

Photograph

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Date: 1943 

Description: A M-5 high-speed prime mover carries men through a field. The original caption reads, "The M-5 high-speed prime mover, designed and engineered by Internati...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speed presses stamp out core laminations for transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and man...

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: John P. Duffy, Green Bay, (seated) and Ray Forcier, Eau Claire, huddle at Convention Hall. Forcier is on the rules committee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Small child opening a desk drawer containing a shining revolver (hand gun). The scene was staged for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depar...

Date: 1918-03 

Description: Man operating a Deering New Ideal binder pulled by a Mogul 8-16 HP tractor outside an International Harvester factory. The man is sitting in the seat of th...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Female workers using machines to ball twine at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The Deering works was located at Fullerton and Clybourn...

Date: 1937-12-01 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering six wheel drive tractor with pneumatic tires.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Contract Bargaining

Date: 1961 

Description: Heated contract negotiations of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of North America.

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: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1959-03-17 

Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Date: 1930 

Description: A factory worker handles a large press at the McCormick Works. A group of men work at along table to the left.

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