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Photograph

Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC Type A and Type B two speed oil tractors.

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of various power units and tractors on display at Soldier Field for International Harvester "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original capt...

Date: 1950-12-13 

Description: Engineering photograph of an International T-18 armored utility vehicle, pilot model no. 1. The vehicle was designed for use by the U.S. military.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Photograph

Mrs. John H. Kinzie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view down State Street, north from Madison. There is a horse-drawn trolley in the street and a crowd of people on the sidewalks.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1937 

Description: Four female "traffic officers" posing with an International diesel TD-40 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in preparation for a tractor road show.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers machining parts with belt-driven lathes, presses, and other machinery in a machine shop at McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McC...

Date: 1972 

Description: Elevated view of a group of salesmen and "Cameo Girl" saleswomen from Bestline Incorporated. They are standing in a snow-covered parking lot in front of tw...

Date: 1966 

Description: Two workers filling a railroad cooling car with ice from an International truck at a railroad yard.

Date: 1959-03-17 

Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drills Catalog

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Hoosier line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machine...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1933-06-03 

Description: McCormick-Deering single-cylinder vacuum pump (above) and a double-unit milker, part of the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" wo...

Date: 1949-05 

Description: Man in driver's seat inside International Metro truck parked outside the Sievert Corp.

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a dress with elaborate trim and a pearl neckl...

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