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Date: 1893 

Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

Date: 1928 

Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at stations apparently designed to test knotters for grain binders, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

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: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Photograph

Business District

Date:  

Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Tractor Works including a tractor test track. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation fr...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

Date:  

Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two men working on a farm scene for the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood, and parts of farm machinery are stacked togethe...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A man working on a mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: View across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works factory, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. Men in the foreground are stacking piles of lumber. After 19...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

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