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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...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering P&O "Little Chief" plow featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "the square-turn plow...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1937 

Description: International Harvester President Sidney G. McAllister sits at a desk in his office while Comptroller C.E. Jarchow stands on the left.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

Date: 1939-07 

Description: Two workers wave from the seats of a Farmall A tractor and an International TD-18 diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor) outside International Harvester's Tr...

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: International military tractor on a rail car, most likely at Internaitonal Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "A wheel-type Diese...

Photograph

Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1941-08-13 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an International I-4 tractor made in Chicago, Illinois for the United States government.

Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on tissue, in a cardboard mount, of a design for a brooch in the form of a flower on a stem with two leaves. The flower is represented...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of tillage implements. Features a color illustration of a farmer operating...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertising poster for the International Harvester Low Spread Manure Spreader that "will enable you to cover properly the largest acreage" featuring a colo...

Photograph

Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits behind a glass wall while operating a piece of machinery as part of an International Harvester display recruiting additional workers during Wo...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AN" crane at the Western Avenue Pumping Station with men working on various levels of the structure....

Date: 1907-08-29 

Description: Elevated view of workers with a rail cart full of stock lumber in the lumberyard at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was o...

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