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Date: 1933 

Description: View from Outer Lake Shore Drive looking south from Foster Avenue. Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline are in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and rail yard as seen from across a canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company until 1902 when it beca...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 1, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow and white gold holds a multicolored cabochon, poss...

Photograph

Wedding Day

Date: 1921-10-29 

Description: Bride Catherine Bartholomay, right, poses with her sister Elsa. Catherine wears an ankle length gown with long veil. Both women hold large bouquets of fre...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor. Includes a photographic illustration of International Harvester's Tractor Works in Chicago, and...

Date: 1922 

Description: Advertising poster for the International 15-30 Tractor. The ad points out features of the tractor, and mentions the "Engine has ball bearing crankshaft wh...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

Date: 1930-12 

Description: Three-quarter length, seated portrait of Mrs. Edward Petersen with her grandson, William Otto Petersen (1926-2012). Mrs. Petersen is wearing a dress with l...

Date: 1931 

Description: Rows of seats lead up to a arched stage outfitted with a piano and chairs at the McCormick Works Club House theater. The IHC logo is embroidered on the sta...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble "shoe chains" on an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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: 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: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory inspectors at International Harvester's 20 mm gun plant. A woman also stands in the background using a piece of equipment. Original caption reads:...

Photograph

Weber Wagon

Date: 1906-11 

Description: New Weber wagon parked in front of a fence.

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Representative Howard McMurray, Milwaukee, candidate for United States Senator and Thomas R. King, Oco...

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