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Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory. The lettering on the building reads, "McCormick Works; International Harvester Company," "Motor Trucks, Tract...

Date:  ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of William O. Petersen (1924 - 2012), attorney and owner of Black Point Estate with his wife, Jane Jordan Browne. Peters...

Date: 1834 

Description: Press release image compiled by the International Harvester Company. The image includes "excerpts of the patent grant from the U.S. Patent Office to Cyrus...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters. Mount Scopus is in the distance.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Champion farm equipment, featuring a chromolithograph illustration of Native Americans...

Date: 1924-04 

Description: View down a tree-lined street of cars parked near 68th and Crandon Avenue. Identical apartment buildings are on both sides of the street.

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of an intricate design for a pendant. The design features multiple stones, possibly diamonds. There is a small hinge at the lower left...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for the "Big Ball" of binder twine produced by the International Harvester Company. Features an illustration of a big ball of twine.

Date: 1919-02-26 

Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...

Date: 1943-05-28 

Description: Female factory worker winds a motor in the electrical shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....

Date: 1929-08-09 

Description: Driver sitting in an International truck operated by the Mobiloil Company. Text on the side of the truck reads, "The World's Quality Oil."

Date: 1949 

Description: Shriners on parade in Chicago. The men are dressed in middle eastern costume for an "Oriental Band" from the "-ktash Shrine Temple" [name obscured].

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...


Meat Cutters

Date: 1945 

Description: Unionized slaughterhouse workers of the P. Brennan Company of Chicago.

Date: 1926-03-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering tractor and a No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) parked in front of a factory building.

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors applying bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. T...


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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