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Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1944-06-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. State Democratic Chairman, Thomas R. King, and delegate, Cecilia Garvin from Elroy.

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: William H. Young (left), University of Wisconsin professor and research consultant for Governor Walter Kohler, chats with State Senator Jess Miller of Rich...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900) by the Century Publishing and Engraving Company. Leander was a younger brother of Cyrus Hall McCor...

Date: 1900 

Description: Three men open bales of sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young children playing with a toy wagon. An older boy pulls a young girl sitting in a chair in a wagon while another boy pushes from behind. The group is o...

Date: 1922-08-19 

Description: Spectators in bleachers watch a baseball game as part of the Milwaukee and West Pullman Works Fire Department Exhibition at West Pullman Park.

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: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1939-03-08 

Description: Man at the parts counter of an International Harvester dealership owned by the Great Lakes Supply Corp.

Date: 1933-07-25 

Description: Native Americans in traditional dress test a harvester-thresher (combine) in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date: 1925 

Description: Man working on reels of 35mm film for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvestser's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph with a mosaic of a woman...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

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...

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