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Date: 1927-06 

Description: Young boy and a toddler relaxing on a homemade tree swing made with an automobile seat.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Stationary engines of various sizes stored in neat rows at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Wooden skids are leaning against many of the engines. I...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering P&O "Little Chief" plow featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "the square-turn plow...

Date: 1936-08-07 

Description: Engineering photograph of a Farmall F-12 tractor with specially designed single front wheel, fenders, and clutch.

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1933 

Description: Chicago's Wacker Drive at Clark Street, looking north. Buildings, water towers and railroad boxcars are along the Chicago River waterfront, as well as a Co...

Date: 1942 

Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18. Flags are flying including one with her name and the American flag. This was Chicago's largest excursion bo...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Men line up outside International Harvester's Weber Works building. The factory produced wagons. Two men look down from the third floor fire escape.

Date: 1941-08-13 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an International I-4 tractor made in Chicago, Illinois for the United States government.

Date: 1915-04-01 

Description: Forlorn-looking old man in suit and hat with his back against a brick wall. The man is likely an employee at International Harvester's Osborne Works. One o...

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

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