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Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester. Shows pull power hay presses featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester All-Steel Threshers showing two men threshing hay with pitchforks and a thresher. The catalog...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of International Harvester corn planters and drills. Cover features an illustration of a farmer...
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn picker featuring color illustration. Includes the text "stop husking by hand" and "do a week's work in a...
Description: A female factory worker at West Pullman Works wears safety goggles to operate a "tapping machine." The original caption reads, "This photograph shows a wom...
Description: View from road of picket line of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 284 at the Globe company plant.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
Date: date unknown
Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with a cut-out of...
Description: A man, who appears to be missing an eye, is sitting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in C...
Description: Large crowd of school children and adults gathered for a school garden dedication. Original caption reads: "Mr. Prost making a talk at a garden dedication...
Description: Factory workers at machines in the McCormick Works.
Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.
Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...
Description: Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents with the Chicago skyline in the background.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Baseball game at Tractor Works, an International Harvester factory.
Description: Machinery on a factory floor, most likely at McCormick Works. Workers are visible in the background.
Description: Wash room in the paint shop at International Harvester's Deering Works. Paint-splattered clothes are hanging outside the room.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
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