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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 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Workers pouring alloy into a stream of iron in the foundry of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blvd.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Children working and playing in a community garden at 38th and St. Louis streets.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works assemble a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler. The men are placing cooling coils and the...

Date: 1928-03-14 

Description: Man driving an International heavy-duty freight service truck owned and operated by Arthur Dixon Transfer Company.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers sewing canvas side folds on binder aprons at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

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: 1943-05-28 

Description: Female factory worker winds a motor in the electrical shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Photograph

Fountain of Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lorado Taft's sculpture entitled, "Fountain of Time." The reinforced concrete fountain was built in 1920 and is located in Washington Park.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a trailer with a gorilla painted on the back as it is loaded onto a railroad car by a gantry for shipment. The painting was part of one of s...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

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