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Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speed presses stamp out core laminations for transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and man...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: A man wearing protective gloves shovels metal pieces into a radiant tube clean hardening furnace at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930-12 

Description: Three-quarter length, seated portrait of Mrs. Edward Petersen with her grandson, William Otto Petersen (1926-2012). Mrs. Petersen is wearing a dress with l...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man, most likely R.G. Brooks, showing a Milwaukee grain binder to three Native Americans in traditional dress in front of McCormick Works. One of the Nativ...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman at International Harvester's Tractor Works looks through a filing cabinet or a card catalog. Other people are working in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Factory workers eating lunch outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 19...

Date: 1948 

Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.

Date: 1911 

Description: Three workers with barrels of drinks inside a refreshment booth decorated with stars and stripes. The men were preparing to serve drinks at an Internationa...

Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls turning rope for a young boy to skip outside the Sunnyside School in Cook County.

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Two men operate Farmall tractors and implements at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. One tractor is pulling a disk harrow, and the other a cultivator...

Date: 1986 

Description: Poster introducing the "Navistar" brand name. Features illustrations of logos and/or trademarks that preceded the change, including the "triple diamond".

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A yard, barn, and a Deering combine (harvester-thresher) in the International Harvester farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Date: 1834 

Description: Press release image compiled by the International Harvester Company. The image includes "excerpts of the patent grant from the U.S. Patent Office to Cyrus...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men load bundles of plywood(?) onto the bed of an International KB-7 owned by Burnside Construction Company. The truck had a 157-inch wheelbase and a B...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Photograph

Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Rear view of International Model F or 31 truck operated by Firestone. The truck is parked on a city street in front of buildings. The Firestone company lo...

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