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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1933 

Description: International A-5 beer truck in front of "Streets of Paris" ocean-liner attraction at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The truck was owned by Chas H....

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.

Date: 1947 

Description: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...

Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

Date: 1925-11-25 

Description: An International truck used by the Excelsior Laundry Company is parked along a street in front of a monument for the Fort Dearborn massacre. The lettering...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the sculpture for the Columbian Exposition, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s voyage to America. A male and a female fig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Sheridan Road. Automobiles are on both sides of the road. The Edgewater Beach Hotel is in the background.


In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: International G-1(?) truck carrying International Harvester Company women workers during World War I. The truck is decorated with flags and shields bearing...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers on the loading platform in the Repair Parts Department at McCormick Works.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1937 

Description: Headquarters of the International Harvester Company at 180 North Michigan Avenue. The building was completed in 1937 and was located at the intersection of...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...

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