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Date: 1946 

Description: A group of male employees sit at tables in International Harvester's education and training center while an instructor speaks before them.


"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Two men operate Farmall tractors and implements at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. One tractor is pulling a disk harrow, and the other a cultivator...

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

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...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on tissue, in a cardboard mount, of a design for a brooch in the form of a flower on a stem with two leaves. The flower is represented...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the accommodations of the crew passenger cruise vessels, North American and South American. Includes pictures of typical staterooms...


IHC Library

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Men and women use the resources at the IHC Agricultural Extention Department Library, located at 616 S. Michigan Avenue.

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:  date unknown

Description: Early Apothecary Shop exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.


Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

Date: 1918-07-09 

Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1934-06-04 

Description: McCormick-Deering I-12 Industrial tractor on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: International Model SF-46 2 ton motor truck equipped with 500 gallon oil tank and power take-off pump. The truck was owned by the Polar Wave heating oil co...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man uses a forklift to load a wooden crate onto a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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