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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three women and a man dumping the beans they've picked into wooden containers at a vegetable garden northwest of Chicago.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Women and men at work inside an office. The women are using typewriters. A large advertisement for International motor trucks is on one wall.


Deering Works

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fullerton Avenue side of the Deering Works (factory) building. Two cars are parked just inside the factory gate. Before 1902, the buil...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman moves a curtain out of the way of an electrical fan sitting on a desk. Near the fan are some books, a floral arrangement, and a notepad. Outdoors,...

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: African-American farmers inspect an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The group was on a tour of the...


Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison War Museum.


IH Teletype Room

Date: 1937 

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

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: Slightly elevated view of factory workers testing(?) the binding mechanisms for grain binders at the McCormick Reaper Works. Loose hay and hay bundles are...

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posing around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Partially assembled International 8-16 tractors lined up inside International Harvester's Tractor Works (?) (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two workers dipping mower wheels in paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902. I...

Date: 1948 

Description: Man loading coal from an overhead bin into an International K-6 dump truck owned by South Chicago Coal and Dock Company. The slogan "coal stoker heat is be...


Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1937-10-29 

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

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Mother and her two daughters pose near a version of International Harvester's logo at the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several f...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Men in the Repairs Department Sales Room at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1884-01-07 

Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker wearing eyeglasses is holding a metal part while standing at a large machine in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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