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Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

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: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bullock Tractor Company. A photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field is accompanied by the text, "Wor...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the "McCormick Mansion" located at 716 North Rush Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Highly decorated, perhaps for a parade, International Model E truck owned by Barcal & Barta parked outside the company storefront. A sign on the side of th...

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:  date unknown

Description: Two identical cut-out images (one accented with red coloring) of two women in bathing suits and caps posing on a path surrounded by foliage, from a scrapbo...

Photograph

NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1927-08-01 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.

Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1912-08 

Description: The monoplane built by Carl S. Bates, an aeronautical inventor originally from Clear Lake, Iowa.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1947 

Description: Men from the Girdler Corporation use an International KB-6 truck with a 21-foot wheelbase and a Tulsa winch to load equipment pieces into a train car.

Date: 1907-08-29 

Description: Elevated view of workers with a rail cart full of stock lumber in the lumberyard at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

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