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Date: 1912-07-08 

Description: Three workers unloading planks of wood from a Frisco railroad boxcar in a lumber yard outside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Photograph

Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...

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Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women's coats, hats and other belongings hanging in lockers at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Har...

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of An...

Date: 1941-12-22 

Description: A female factory worker at West Pullman Works wears safety goggles to operate a "tapping machine." The original caption reads, "This photograph shows a wom...

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers work on an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 

Description: Front cover of "McCormick Line" farm implement catalog, showing a piece of rope with the title written on it in red and green, against a blue, cloudy sky.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1896 

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...

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Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on paper, of a design for a brooch. The brooch features a central rectangular plaque with a colored floral design on black. There are...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1933 

Description: Model engine showing clutch and transmission in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

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