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Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.

Date: 1949 

Description: Shriners on parade in Chicago. The men are dressed in middle eastern costume for an "Oriental Band" from the "-ktash Shrine Temple" [name obscured].

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Saws blades and machinery in a saw blade sharpening and setting shop at International Harvester's Weber Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and w...

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Co. of Chicago, Illinois' screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American."

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two men stand in front of their International G-61 truck. The truck was operated by Alwart Brother's Coal Company of Chicago and Evanston. An advertisement...

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Workers handling spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and was owned by the Weber...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Highly decorated, perhaps for a parade, International Model E truck owned by Barcal & Barta parked outside the company storefront. A sign on the side of th...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A dealership showroom with International trucks on display. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicago, Il...

Photograph

North Clark Street

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Description: View of North Clark Street, including the Clark Street Theater. There is a horse-drawn wagon on the street, and streetcar tracks are visible.

Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves Trans World Airlines DC-3 (DC-2?) airplane with an International industrial tractor outside the TWA hangar at Chicago's Municipal Airport (lat...

Date: 1933-06-22 

Description: Uniformed men (Brinks staff?) stand beside an International Model B-3 truck parked outside the Hall of Science at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. T...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus", in the Chicago River.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: International Harvester's Deering Works as seen from railroad tracks near the waterfront. The factory was located at Fullerton and Clybourn Avenues, across...

Photograph

Chicago Skyline

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the city skyline from a street corner. Automobiles drive past pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: A man sits in the cab of a "McCormick Works International Harvester No.1" crawler-based crane with an earth moving attachment. The crane is loading a railr...

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