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Date: 1939 

Description: An International U.S. D-15 mail truck used by American Airlines is parked with its rear doors open on a runway in front of an airplane. Two men are working...

Photograph

Crowded Lake Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling machines at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Three crewmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to pull a glider during the American Air Races held at Chicago's Municipal Airport, July 1-5....

Date: 1941-05-01 ca.

Description: Factory workers loading Farmall tractors onto rail cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Machines for use in the p...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Elevated view of a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor and a harvester-thresher (combine) on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Steel Cloverleaf line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a woman feeding a...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

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