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Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two men working on a farm scene for the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to Republican Party National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. William Campbell, Oshkosh, left. and Arthur Prehn, Wausau, right.


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...


Drafting Room

Date: 1944 

Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...

Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?


Petersen House


Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for International binder twine. Features an illustration of the "Big Ball" of twine and the text "McCormick Reaper Centennial, 1831-1931...

Date: 1975 

Description: Three men are looking at a trailer with a woman posing on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralist and dire...

Date: 1917 

Description: Advertising poster for the International side-delivery hay rake and windrow hay loader. Includes color illustrations and the text: "Left-Hand Delivery mean...

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory workers crate McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors for shipment at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Annually, thousand...

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Men in the Repairs Department Sales Room at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1953 

Description: Portrait of Christian E. Jarchow seated at a desk. Jarchow served the International Harvester Company as Comptroller and succeeded Gen. Levin H. Campbell,...

Date: 1944-06-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Thomas R. King, State Democratic Party Chairman, and William B. Rubin, delegate from Milwaukee.

Date: 1939 

Description: Men hold guns up to the driver of an International D-40 truck marked "Decatur Fast Freight" in a hijacking scene staged by the Chicago Police Department. A...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1934 

Description: Armed guards with an International armored C series truck owned by the Brinks Express Company parked on a street at Chicago World's Fair "Century of Progre...

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