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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Date: 1893 

Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A balloon sits in a field at the National Air Show, held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport. Two people stand near an automobile on the left, and on the right nea...

Photograph

Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International ensilage cutters, featuring an illustration of farmers using an ensilage cutter to fill a silo. At the bo...

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man who appears to be missing an eye siting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling tractors at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works in Chicago.

Date: 1933 

Description: Woman playing golf at Sydney R. Marovitz(?) golf course near Belmont Avenue. The Chicago skyline is in the background.

Date: 1925 

Description: Rear view of men and women sitting in wooden chairs viewing a lantern slide projection of a cow during a presentation by a lecturer from International Harv...

Date: 1916-11-22 

Description: Nurse writing at a desk inside an office at McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harv...

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...

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: 1930 

Description: Workers inspecting rows of IHC engines at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: International Harvester advertising artist sitting at his desk in a studio office with a wistful look on his face. Graphics from Deering brand advertisemen...

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