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Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Portrait of Senator Bernhard Gettelman, Milwaukee, left, and Frederick H. Holtz, Milwaukee, both Warren delegates on the convention floor at the Chicago Re...


Stagecoach Office

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...


Mrs. Alma Seipp Hay


Description: A seated, three-quarter length portrait of Alma Seipp Hay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a finely detailed gown and holds a...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a trailer with a gorilla painted on the back as it is loaded onto a railroad car by a gantry for shipment. The painting was part of one of s...

Date: 1919-02-26 

Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a large, ornate organ inside a chapel at the University of Chicago. Below the organ pipes are pews and flags. The University was founded by John...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: John P. Duffy, Green Bay, (seated) and Ray Forcier, Eau Claire, huddle at Convention Hall. Forcier is on the rules committee.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: International Model M delivery truck parked in a Chicago alley. The truck was owned by C. Henry Bahrenburg Painting & Decorating on Fullerton Avenue.

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Factory workers inspecting cylinders for Farmall F-12 tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women sitting in the library of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

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: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Meister Bräu, 'The Beer' Brewed and bottled by Peter Hand Brewing Co." In the top le...

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Kemp 20th Century (reverse apron) line of manure spreaders. Features an illustration of a man...

Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...


Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), wife of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), done by W. Kurtz.

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