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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

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Description: Exterior view of the Prairie Court Housing Development, located at 26th and South Parkway in Chicago. This 14 story apartment building was designed by Kec...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1938 

Description: Right side view of Farmall F-14 Tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: International Model "L-101" truck parked alongside a curb. The truck has a sign advertising the company's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1936-02-03 

Description: A man helps children get into an International C-1 school bus (station wagon). In the background is a large brick building.

Date: 1886 

Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Photograph

Business District

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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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man driving an International Model M truck for the Chas. Seip Baking Company on a snow-covered street. Tire chains have be...

Date: 1946 

Description: Exterior view of International Harvester's Education and Training Center. Cars are parked along the surrounding streets.

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowd on State Street, and the Masonic Temple from Madison Street. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles are in the street.

Photograph

Grant Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Grant Park through a window of the offices of International Harvester on Michigan Avenue. Trains are passing in the background behind a la...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.

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