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Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of three men looking at a trailer with a woman posed on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralis...

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Mother and her two daughters at work in the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Har...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman leaning in on a refrigerator and an inset of a wo...

Date: 1940 

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

Date: 1926-11-04 

Description: Two men wearing hats and overcoats walk along the sidewalk adjacent to a large building, possibly the McCormick Works factory. Signs on the electrical pole...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Titan 15-30 kerosene tractor. Features a black and white photograph of the tractor in a field with an attached plow...


Cicero Airmail

Date: 1912-09 

Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...


Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Replica of Cyrus McCormick's original 1831 reaper on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. Scale models...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Date: 1925-03-26 

Description: Employees packaging company publications for shipment in a warehouse. The warehouse is possibly part of Harvester Press. Publications may include advertisi...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A visual comparison of an old International Harvester logo and a new one as shown on the cover of "The Corporate Mark."

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising 3/4, 1, 1 1/2, and 2 ton International Motor Trucks.


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: 1918 ca.

Description: Saws blades and machinery in a saw blade sharpening and setting shop at International Harvester's Weber Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and w...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester feed grinders featuring an illustration of the "Egyptian method of grinding."

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...

Date: 1933 

Description: View from Outer Lake Shore Drive looking south from Foster Avenue. Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline are in the background.

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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