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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

Date: 1917-04-09 

Description: Two riders on an early Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle near a community garden at Harrison and Jefferson streets in Chicago. An International Harvester trac...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1933 

Description: A woman driving an International Harvester tractor leads the Automotive Week parade down the "Avenue of Flags" at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: African American worker assembling a wagon axle running gear while a co-worker looks on at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was loc...

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Photograph

Lady Elgin at dock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1928-03-14 

Description: Man driving an International heavy-duty freight service truck owned and operated by Arthur Dixon Transfer Company.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Weber Works working on wooden wagon wheel hubs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.

Photograph

Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International trucks on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" World's Fair. Models include the International M-3 "Hou...

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three boys and one girl playing outside Sunnyside School with a tricycle, toy wagon, and a twisted iron chair.

Date: 1940 

Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.

Date: 1965 

Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors entering the trailer of International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

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