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Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A design for a woman's ring with a large blue stone, hand drawn and colored on card. The front is labeled 3064. On the back is handwritten "Job 3890. mount...

Photograph

Automobile in Snow

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Rear view of an automobile resting alongside a snow-filled Michigan Avenue during the winter. Other automobiles are parked near commercial buildings in the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date: 1911-01 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers standing between rows of parts bins at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Titan 15-30 kerosene tractor. Features a black and white photograph of the tractor in a field with an attached plow...

Date: 1930 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen wearing a fur coat. Her head is turned to her left as she glances over her left shoulder.

Photograph

Vegetable Store

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: McCormick-Deering W-30 tractor outside a factory.

Date: 1918-09 

Description: Elevated view of the U.S. Government War Exposition grounds at Grant Park.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Date: 1918-08-29 ca.

Description: U.S. soldiers standing in a street with military trucks parked along a curb near the McCormick Works. The truck bodies were likely built under military con...

Photograph

John McArthur

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted portrait of Brigadier General John McArthur. At the start of the Civil War he was a colonel of an Illinois volunteer regiment, but after the Batt...

Photograph

McCormick Works

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works on the river with railroad tracks and a cargo dock. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Com...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers milling around the factory gates at the Fullerton Avenue side of International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by Willi...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers assembling wagon chassis at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904 when...

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