Date:  ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1972 

Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker inspecting small plastic and metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1902 ca.

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

Date: 1917-04-18 

Description: Young boys digging a garden in an urban setting on "Mowhawk Street near Larrabee." Original caption reads: "Newberry School boys who have gotten into the h...

Date: 1949 

Description: Motor grader on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. The sign in fro...


Frank W. Jenks

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Frank W. Jenks, an International Harvester executive. Jenks started working for the company as a clerk in 1914. After a lengthy career with the...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines standing on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls....

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

Date: 1922-11-16 

Description: Tractor bearing signs reading "old no. 13; International Harvester Co.; sold in 1906 - used for 16 years still going strong... " and "see me at the Wheat S...

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker mills TracTracTor (crawler tractor) rear end housings in a machine shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1896 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing at the edge of a water feature in Jackson Park.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

Date: 1922 

Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Experimental International tractor.

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