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Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A man working on a mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile rests in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelwei...

Date: 1929-03-23 

Description: Citizens look on as City of Chicago emergency personnel and others carry an injured boy at an accident scene. The event was most likely a staged exercise....

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," leaving Chicago. Skyline of Chicago is in background with one building with sign reading Armo...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker inspecting small plastic and metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943 

Description: A factory worker uses a Tocco induction process machine at International Harvester Company's Tractor Works. The original caption reads, "Operator readies o...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the showroom at International Harvester's General Office demonstrating the features of the Farmall Fast-Hitch. The exhibit features a Farmall Su...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1959-03-17 

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

Date: 1928-07 

Description: The screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American," underway.

Photograph

Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's McCormick line of corn machines showing shocks of corn silhouetted against a moonlit sky.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man unloads bags of laundry from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by Baxter Laundry. The truck is parked near a hangar and inside is an...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes stands on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch p...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Simple, green International Harvester logo on the back cover of Feed Grinders catalog. This version of the logo was used before 1946.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Photograph

Old Abe on Perch

Date:  

Description: A wood engraving of Old Abe, Civil War eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

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