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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: An empty street outside McCormick Station on the Illinois Northern Railway. An overpass bears a sign for the McCormick Freight Station on the same railroad...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men assembling binders at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

Date: 1933-01-09 

Description: Bird's eye view of International Harvester's exhibit building at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. The shore of Lake Michigan is on the le...

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Former Senator, Harry W. Bolens. Port Washington, Otto Stielow, Sheboygan, and John Kehoe, Green Bay.

Date: 1891 

Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work at tables in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Stacks of parts are piled on the floor and a hat and coat hang from a...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: William Proxmire chats with fellow delegate Edna Bowen on the floor of the National Democratic Convention. Proxmire, then an assemblyman, was making his fi...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Workers assembling mowers along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One hot summer day the clown finds an ice cream maker. With teamwork and ingenuity, the Teenie Weenies climb into the bucket and return with pails and pail...

Date: 1947 

Description: Men from the Girdler Corporation use an International KB-6 truck with a 21-foot wheelbase and a Tulsa winch to load equipment pieces into a train car.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: William O. Petersen, in a costume (Tracht) of Bavarian or Tyrolean style, poses seated on a bench with his arm around a small dog. He is wearing short lede...

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.

Date: 1947 

Description: A male and a female factory worker operate machines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1927-03 

Description: Group photograph of the International Harvester Choral Society posed near Lincoln memorial in Grant Park, with Chicago skyline in the background. The Chora...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Five Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Photographed at the Hotel Bismark left to right: Assemblyma...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: People watching a program in the "Agrisphere", an 80-capacity theater in a 40-foot-high geodesic dome in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry paid fo...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1938-04-01 

Description: A series of three hand-colored drawings on grey cardboard for a selection of earring designs, labeled "1.- B," "2.- B" and "3.- B," depicted on an ear lobe...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...

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