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Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...

Date: 1910-02-19 

Description: Eight gentlemen play billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: International Harvester advertising artist sitting at his desk in a studio office with a wistful look on his face. Graphics from Deering brand advertisemen...

Date: 1930 

Description: Four factory workers standing along a countertop at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1911-01 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers standing between rows of parts bins at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1934 

Description: Poster for the 1934 "Century of Progress" World's Fair in Chicago showing a woman surrounded by abstract representations of the sights and sounds of the fa...

Photograph

Stagecoach Office

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory worker assembles machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machines are loaded on carts that roll along a track embedded in the fl...

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Worker forming steel components on a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a parade on Michigan Avenue taken from the International Harvester building. Grant Park is in the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Rope tying demonstration for a group of rural school teachers. Original caption reads, "County Supt. Tobin, Country Life Director, and rural school teacher...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.

Photograph

Design for Ring

Date: 1965-09-30 

Description: A drawing on tissue of a ring setting showcasing a 2.26 carat pear shaped diamond. Specifications for smaller stones and ring size are also recorded. Drawi...

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Photograph

UPWA Union Man

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: An unidentified United Packinghouse of America member. He is wearing badges that identify him as an employee at the Swift Company plant in Chicago and the...

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