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Date: 1940 

Description: Men at the International Molding Machine Company factory work with core boxes after removal from the core blower.

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...


1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers construct a 1,000,000 volt coil at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Jesus is hanging on the cross, while a soldier wearing armor points at him. Other soldiers are present, some riding horses. A group of people on the right...

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 images of st...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on card, of a design for a diamond and platinum ring with the specifications for eight diamonds. The design was for Mrs. R.M. Weyerha...

Date: 1950-12-13 

Description: Engineering photograph of an International T-18 armored utility vehicle, pilot model no. 1. The vehicle was designed for use by the U.S. military.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several female office workers in an office of International Harvester's "Harvester Press."

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Workers stitching and printing labels on burlap bags used to store balls of binder twine at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick w...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: A photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" for "Peter Stacloroski(?)". The the certificate is filled in by hand and gives the boy's address as "399 N....

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1934 

Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

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