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Photograph

Business District

Date:  

Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies stand...

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date: 1922-08-19 

Description: Spectators in bleachers watch a baseball game as part of the Milwaukee and West Pullman Works Fire Department Exhibition at West Pullman Park.

Date: 1936-02-03 

Description: A man helps children get into an International C-1 school bus (station wagon). In the background is a large brick building.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

Date: 1911 

Description: Three workers with barrels of drinks inside a refreshment booth decorated with stars and stripes. The men were preparing to serve drinks at an Internationa...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Workers loading Farmall F-12 tractors onto railroad cars using an overhead crane outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory yard is cover...

Photograph

Truck Washroom

Date: 1940 

Description: Men in a washroom clean an International truck used by Standard Freight Lines, Inc. The original caption reads, "Truck washroom. American Transportation Co...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of farm implements featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: The superintendent of International Harvester's 20 mm gun and war production plant, J.E. Harris sits at a desk. Original caption reads: "As a veteran of Wo...

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

Photograph

Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

Date: 1910 

Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Corn Machine Catalog

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of corn machines, showing an old man next to a scarecrow with a jack-o-lantern f...

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: A long line of Farmall A and Farmall B tractors in the Chicago Tractor works loading yard. Original caption reads " From: International harvester Company,...

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