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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An architectural drawing of a house and swimming pool commissioned by B.J. Cahn of Lake Forest, Illinois.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Machinery on a factory floor, most likely at McCormick Works. Workers are in the background.


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

Date: 1933 

Description: Armed officers and an armored truck owned by the Brinks Express Company outside the Italy building at the Chicago World's Fair "Century of Progress" exhibi...

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory at night. A tower with an illuminated sign reading "McCormick" is in the background. A faint image of a group...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1975 

Description: Three men are looking at a trailer with a woman posing on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralist and dire...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers inspecting assembled wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company u...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a pendant. A large green stone is mounted in a setting of metal which is either carved or set with smaller stones. Two...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, Queen of the Century of Progress exhibition, signing photographs at the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...


Description: Wisconsin Tourist Bureau, Chicago office at 209 N. Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1910-01-19 

Description: Worker assembling the spokes of a wooden wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wago...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man unloads bags of laundry from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by Baxter Laundry. The truck is parked near a hangar and inside is an...

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Men and women working on the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

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