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Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.
Description: Men, women and children dig and rake the soil at the Deering Works employee gardens. The gardens appear to be located in a residential neighborhood.
Description: Group view of several passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon also?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in c...
Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...
Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Madison chairman of the Wisconsin delegation to the Democratic National Convention stands between two pages — Marilyn Mayer from Il...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view of the heart of the Loop. Labeled sites include: Insurance Exchange, Continental and Commercial National Bank, Post Office, Dear...
Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...
Date: date unknown
Description: Ornately decorated room with fireplace at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in...
Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.
Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...
Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General William B. Franklin, a corps commander of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, seeing acti...
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Exhibit in the showroom at International Harvester's General Office demonstrating the features of the Farmall Fast-Hitch. The exhibit features a Farmall Su...
Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Billboard for International motor trucks on Diversey Avenue outside of Deering Works. The billboard lettering reads, "Use International for Low-Cost Haulin...
Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.
Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.
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