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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man working on a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Works. Two other workers and a fire escape sign are in the background.


IH Teletype Room

Date: 1937 

Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.


Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1937-10-29 

Description: Men and women working in the 5th floor mail room of International Harvester's general office building.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Men line up outside International Harvester's Weber Works building. The factory produced wagons. Two men look down from the third floor fire escape.

Date: 1930 

Description: A line of female factory workers seated at a long table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1938-06-24 

Description: Factory workers tend to Farmall F-14 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...


Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory workers crate McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors for shipment at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Annually, thousand...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1940 

Description: Men at the International Molding Machine Company factory work with core boxes after removal from the core blower.

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: Chicago's Wacker Drive at Clark Street, looking north. Buildings, water towers and railroad boxcars are along the Chicago River waterfront, as well as a Co...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

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