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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers feeding sisal or manila fiber into machines, most likely at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers dipping wagon wheels in boiled linseed oil(?) at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wag...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Men look over papers on the hood of an International Scout during International Harvester's move from 180 N. Michigan to 401 N. Michigan. The building in t...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardening links for crawler tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men assembling binders at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man views a model of an early header. Original caption reads, "This display of the "header", a machine that preceded today's modern combine, brings back...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1937-05-19 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor designated as model "F-22".

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Photograph

Marbro Theater

Date: 1933-04-06 

Description: International A-3 armor plated Brinks truck parked outside of the Marbro Theater in Chicago. The theater's marquee advertises "Cohens & Kellys in Hollywood...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view looking down State Street in downtown, featuring cars, trolleys, storefronts, large buildings, and pedestrians.

Date: 1927-08-01 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

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