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Date: 1930 

Description: Water basins in an employee shower room at the McCormick Works (factory). A row of wall-mounted shower heads are in the background.


Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man uses an International I-12 tractor to move a TWA plane marked "The Lindbergh Line" along a tarmac. A man is looking out of the window of the plane be...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers using an overhead crane to load new McCormick-Deering tractors (including the 10-20 and possibly the I-20) onto railroad cars outside International...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Chicken Hot Dog, Chicken Redhot Company, W.M. Neill, proprietor." On the label is an...

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Elevated view of men working at machines in an International Harvester engineering shop. The original caption reads, "Scene from International Harvester Co...

Date: 1922 

Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.

Date: 1937 

Description: Headquarters of the International Harvester Company at 180 North Michigan Avenue. The building was completed in 1937 and was located at the intersection of...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...


Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison War Museum.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated hallway leading to a room with a fireplace at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Date: 1925-05-23 

Description: McCormick-Deering all-steel threshers loaded on railroad cars outside International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory). The factory originally belong...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and hand painted design for an emerald ring, top and side views, labelled No. 1, with a handwritten note "This is Mrs. Falk choice [remainder...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a necklace with a large faceted blue stone hanging from a chain with circular and rectangular links.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

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