Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers drilling(?) parts at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and was l...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.


Automobile in Snow

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Rear view of an automobile resting alongside a snow-filled Michigan Avenue during the winter. Other automobiles are parked near commercial buildings in the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1939 

Description: View from street of man loading a bouquet into the back of an International D-2 panel van owned by Lou's Flower Shop. The truck is parked along a commercia...

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Date: 1935 

Description: Factory worker in a protective suit, mask, and gloves cleaning engine blocks in the foundry sand blast booth at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Crated "U.S. Machine Gun Cart" outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Equipment on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. The foreground fea...

Date: 1959 

Description: Men work on crawlers inside an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.


Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.

Date: 1944-05-26 

Description: Estelle Morrison, Wausau, new Republican National Committeewoman, Wisconsin delegate to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois,...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...


Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.


Truck Washroom

Date: 1940 

Description: Men in a washroom clean an International truck used by Standard Freight Lines, Inc. The original caption reads, "Truck washroom. American Transportation Co...


Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

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