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Senator McGovern

Date: 1977 

Description: George McGovern photographed during an interview by Robert Novak. Behind McGovern is a desk, American flag, and a large map of the world.

Date: 1918-10-15 

Description: Billets of the officers of the 310th Engineers at Mouilly, France, about a month before the armistice. They are identified as Barney Berssenbrugge, Fred Bo...

Date: 1932 

Description: George bartending at George's.

Date: 1898 

Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...

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Augustus Hugo Vogel

Date: 1914-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Augustus Hugo Vogel, Milwaukee company vice-president.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter speaks to a small group of well wishers while Congressman David R. Obey looks on. Photographers are in the crowd. The space is decor...

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman uses a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to pump water into a metal bucket outside a building at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimen...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting the United Airlines as both a passenger airplane and an Air Mail airplane. The poster states, "This new United Air Lines "...

Photograph

Falk Employees

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Description: Five Falk employees stand inside the foundry. They stand among various gears and machinery. In the background, two more employees are visible. Original Fal...

Photograph

Two Women in Office

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Description: Bundled women seated in front of a roll-top office desk, possibly the office of John Forbes over the old Fire Hall. A typewriter on the table and a telepho...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a man using an Emerson-Brantingham tractor and plow in a field, accompanied by the caption "Put Your 100 Acre Farm in the 1000 Acre C...

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McCormick Binder

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Side view of a man driving a team of horses to pull a McCormick grain binder through a field. In the far background are several large buildings.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: International Model 63 truck operated by the Chicago-based Gordon Transfer Company. The truck is on a snow-covered street in what appears to be an urban, r...

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Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1959-06-21 

Description: Girl Scout Nancy Gibson, who will be covering the news at the Colorado Round-Up, receives an official press card from Lawrence Fitzpatrick, managing editor...

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Gas Turbine Drive

Date: 1967-08-29 

Description: Falk caption reads, "Forward end view of partially assembled unit; shows quill shaft bearings and clutch drive discs." The final product was purchased by S...

Date: 1905 

Description: A group of women and children and one man pose standing on the railroad tracks behind a saddle back train. On the low hill behind them is a log building, a...

Date: 1954-03-02 

Description: D.F. Farmer of Hyland-Hall Company is shown with Jennie Last (center) and Gertrude Berray (right), both of whom were hired by the firm through placement by...

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