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Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardening links for crawler tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the advantages of a vacation on a cruise of the "North American" and "South American".


Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.

Date: 1944-07-16 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Children of State Democratic Party Chairman, Thomas R. King; Tommy Pat, Betty Ann, and Mary Katherine....

Date: 1945 

Description: Man loading a box into an International K-7 truck with semi-trailer, operated by Motor Express, Inc. The truck is backed up to the loading dock of a buildi...

Date: 1938 

Description: A man uses a rubber-tired Fairway 12 tractor with a Roseman mower attachment to care for golf course terrain. Two men are working in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Ceiling Department of the Wheeling Corrugating Company, with a decorative panel with a pair of griffins facing one another on either side...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration, held at Soldier Field.

Date: 1934 

Description: Photographer from Kaufmann and Fabry on top of an International C-1 truck at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. Kaufmann and Fabry were the official ph...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the showroom at International Harvester's General Office demonstrating the features of the Farmall Fast-Hitch. The exhibit features a Farmall Su...

Date: 1924 

Description: Factory workers handle chain in the chain department, possibly at McCormick Works.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...


NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1934 

Description: International C-30 armored truck built for Brinks, Incorporated. The truck is parked at the "Irish Village" exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fa...

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...


Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1966 

Description: A deliveryman relaxes while fuel oil flows from an International 620 fuel truck to an urban residential home.

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