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Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: International truck used by Keeshin "Insurance Bonded Carriers" parked at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1923-04-12 

Description: Workers lowering McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractors onto railroad cars for shipment using an overhead crane at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1910 

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of friends or o...


Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Book or Pamphlet

Scrapbook Cover

Date: 1933 

Description: Embossed image of the Hall of Science at the Century of Progress International Exposition (the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair) decorates the leather cover of...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1908-07-22 

Description: Experimental McCormick "improved 8-roll thresher/shredder" in a factory yard, most likely at International Harvester's McCormick Works.


Business District


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: 1929-04 

Description: Professor Perry G. Holden (right) and George W. Anstrand sit behind a desk and look at papers.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two men stand in front of their International G-61 truck. The truck was operated by Alwart Brother's Coal Company of Chicago and Evanston. An advertisement...

Date: 1922-11-16 

Description: Tractor bearing signs reading "old no. 13; International Harvester Co.; sold in 1906 - used for 16 years still going strong... " and "see me at the Wheat S...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a factory worker using a forklift on a loading dock to move a field harvester on a pallet at International Harvester's McCormick Works. An...

Date: 1931 

Description: Hallway leading to a fireplace in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Five Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Photographed at the Hotel Bismark left to right: Arthur L....

Date: 1914 

Description: View from the upper right field corner of a baseball game in progress at the National League Ball park in Chicago. The stands are filled with spectators an...

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors examining machinery displays in International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1944 

Description: C.R. Rogers, chief engineer of International Harvester Company's Gas Power Engineering Department, sits behind a desk. The original caption reads, "C.R. Ro...

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