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Date: 1934 

Description: Armored C-30 truck built for Brinks Incorporated parked in front of a castle in the "Irish Village" exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Ch...

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Factory workers inspecting cylinders for Farmall F-12 tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man and woman picking vegetables in the Deering Works Community Garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester...

Date: 1893 

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory. The lettering on the building reads, "McCormick Works; International Harvester Company," "Motor Trucks, Tract...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey cardboard depicting a design for a necklace. Series of long and short links alternate with white or yellow stones throughout t...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a young passenger pigeon, on a cardboard box. This species of pigeon is now extinct. One of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Date: 1949 

Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker applies grease to a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Farm Annual

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of a farm annual for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm equipment. Features a color illustration of a woman in classical dress holding a...


Clara Seipp

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Clara Seipp, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a dress and coat with hat, muff and gl...


Walgreen Commissary

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker Harold Johnson stands near a machine and a McCormick-Deering cooler at the Walgreen Commissary. The original caption describes the cooler as an "8BB...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1915 

Description: Man operating a new International Titan 30-60 H.P. tractor outside an International Harvester factory.

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