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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...
Description: Male office worker, possibly the factory superintendent, posing in front of the office door of International Harvester's Weber Works.
Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Description: Blooming Mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads: "150' transfer conveying billets from 32" blooming mill table to...
Description: An International truck used by the Excelsior Laundry Company is parked along a street in front of a monument for the Fort Dearborn massacre. The lettering...
Description: Grain binder on the floor of an IH factory, probably the McCormick Works. At the top is a directional sign for employees in three different languages; Czec...
Description: Factory workers producing farm implement parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. A pulley system is set up on the ceiling and several piles of metal pieces ar...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...
Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...
Description: Elevated view of a group of salesmen and "Cameo Girl" saleswomen from Bestline Incorporated. They are standing in a snow-covered parking lot in front of tw...
Date: date unknown
Description: A diagram of a living room section in an architectural drawing showing sunlight angles during different times of the year.
Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.
Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.
Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.
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.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...
Description: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...
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