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Date: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

Date: 1917-12-28 

Description: Engineering photograph of a limited production motor cultivator. Original caption reads: "The cultivator used in connection with this development was subst...

Photograph

Christoph Hotz

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted three-quarter head and shoulders studio portrait of Christoph Hotz (1841-1904). He has a full beard and is wearing a suit coat, vest and necktie.

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

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: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Panoramic view showcasing impressive candy displays and a soda fountain in Tompkin's Drugstore on 63rd street.

Photograph

Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Photograph

Plano Works Factory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Buildings, a watertower, and smokestacks at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1948 

Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: International Harvester's first headquarters building at 7 Monroe Street on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue. IHC later sold the building and proper...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of ot...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...

Date: 1944 

Description: Arnold Batson works with natural and synthetic rubbers in the rubber laboratory at the Gas Power Engineering Department. The original caption reads, "Exper...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers inspecting rows of IHC engines at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and...

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