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Date: 1944 

Description: William Koppa uses a microscope to examine a specimen of steel. The original caption reads, "Micro-photography is employed at International Harvester's Gas...

Photograph

Man with Diploma

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing a suit holds up a diploma in Motor Truck Block Management from International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The diploma reads, "I...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.

Photograph

Business District

Date:  

Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Stacks of implement wheels in a factory storage room, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Includes the company initials and a drawing of the company's...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Tractor Works including a tractor test track. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation fr...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...

Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

Photograph

WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924 

Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

Date: 1917 ca.

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...

Photograph

W.L. Nenobuck

Date: 1935-12-30 

Description: A man sits at a desk and holds a pen in his hand as he looks over promotional paperwork. Caption on photograph reads, "W.L. Nenobuck, Advg. Dept."

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Madison chairman of the Wisconsin delegation to the Democratic National Convention stands between two pages — Marilyn Mayer from Il...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands behind a table and addresses a teacher in a classroom at International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The teacher sits beside an...

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