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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A. Finkl & Sons Co. International Model "L-101" truck in front of the company building.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers dipping wagon wheels in boiled linseed oil(?) at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wag...

Date: 1903 

Description: Dining hall at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. The staff of the d...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation from 1910 to 1972.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and automobiles on Michigan Avenue from a window in the International Harvester building. Grant Park is across the street.

Date: 1970-03-03 

Description: Engineering photograph of a Farmall 766 gas tractor engine. The photograph was submitted to International Harvester's Patent Department.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Irwin Silber

Date: 1975-04 ca.

Description: "Irwin Silber, an editor of the 'Guardian'", a radical weekly newspaper, speaking to an anti-war rally in a square near a large sculpture.

Date: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1937-05-19 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor designated as model "F-22".

Photograph

Walgreen Commissary

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker Harold Johnson stands near a machine and a McCormick-Deering cooler at the Walgreen Commissary. The original caption describes the cooler as an "8BB...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." This colorful drawing features several Teenie Weenies gathered around a mallard duck with te...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The general press room is where sheet metal is made into housing for transformers, and fibre and bakelite insulators are formed at Thordarson Electical Man...

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: The undercarriage of an International truck can be seen as it is hoisted at an angle in the air by chain in a service shop, most likely at an International...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1896 

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

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Steel Cloverleaf line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a woman feeding a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

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