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Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1893 

Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date:  

Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1921 

Description: Cover illustration for a publication by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department featuring a photograph of a cow chewing hay under the t...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man seated in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck operated by the University of Chicago Press. The truck is parked outside of a brick build...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

Date: 1886-06-21 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view north along Clark Street with pedestrians, street cars, trucks and automobiles. Lincoln Park is on the right; the Belden Stratford Hotel is o...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The "Carousel Bear" sitting astride a Farmall Cub tractor at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm equipment featuring an illustration of wheat bursting through a red background.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Men, possibly employees of International Harvester, playing baseball in a city park. The park appears to be Grant Park in Chicago, which was located across...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1933-08-03 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental single-row, two drum, self-propelled cotton picker parks. The photograph was taken outside the office of Internat...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

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.

Photograph

Strike Vote

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

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