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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of vendors gathered in the South Water Street Market. Horse-drawn carriages and automobiles park in rows between commercial buildings on eit...

Photograph

Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Edward, left, and Conrad Petersen, right, pose while holding hands with an unidentified young woman standing between them. They are on a lawn in front of t...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man unloads bags of laundry from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by Baxter Laundry. The truck is parked near a hangar and inside is an...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...

Photograph

Palmer Mansion

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street towards a worker shoveling a sidewalk in front of the Potter Palmer mansion on North Lake Shore Drive. The three-story granite face...

Photograph

Display Truck

Date: 1947 

Description: View of right side of an International truck with a crane attachment on display at Melrose Park Works as part of the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Eq...

Date: 1933-04-06 

Description: International trucks owned by the Chicago Tribune line up in front of the Chicago Sunday Tribune building. Buildings on the Chicago skyline are in the back...

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: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1886 

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: International Model E highwheeler truck adorned with American flags, advertising banners, and a statue of a sprite named "Prospy." "Prospy" was a little ma...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a trailer with a gorilla painted on the back as it is loaded onto a railroad car by a gantry for shipment. The painting was part of one of s...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Drawing on front cover of German McCormick catalog depicting a farmer on a horse-drawn binder in a field next to rolling hills with trees.

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: 1955 ca.

Description: Construction workers erecting a billboard for Hines Lumber using a crane mounted on the back of an International heavy-duty truck. The billboard sits atop...

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