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Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1935 

Description: Factory workers with TracTractors (crawler tractors) on the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey paper mounted on grey cardboard of a design for a pendant. The design shows two large blue faceted teardrop shaped stones in p...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of two alternate designs for a ring, labeled 5. and 6. The rings feature a large green cabochon surrounded by a row o...

Date: 1934-03-21 

Description: View down an aisle with rows of shelves containing parts for agricultural implements at the McCormick Works (factory).

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Tractor Works including a tractor test track. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation fr...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: International Model SF-46 2 ton motor truck equipped with 500 gallon oil tank and power take-off pump. The truck was owned by the Polar Wave heating oil co...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Women and men at work inside an office. The women are using typewriters. A large advertisement for International motor trucks is on one wall.

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Hall McCormick (1780-1853), wife of Robert McCormick (1780-1846). Mary Ann and Robert McCormick were the parents of inventor and indus...

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A man working on a mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1961 

Description: Ralph Helstein, president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with head in hands, exhibits obvious fatigue and frustration during the 1961 Armou...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway sits on railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of the McCormick Works. The side of the locomotive reads: "Northern...

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvestser's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph with a mosaic of a woman...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and her brother Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947).

Date: 1928-12 

Description: International Harvester employees standing around a Christmas tree and Santa Claus during an office party. Many of the workers are wearing party hats and s...

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