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Photograph

Contract Bargaining

Date: 1961 

Description: Heated contract negotiations of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of North America.

Date: 1949 

Description: Shriners on parade in Chicago. The men are dressed in middle eastern costume for an "Oriental Band" from the "-ktash Shrine Temple" [name obscured].

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a pendant. A large green stone is mounted in a setting of metal which is either carved or set with smaller stones. Two...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Mother and her two daughters pose near a version of International Harvester's logo at the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several f...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a hand-pump, and...

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: An International truck parked in the middle of a snow-covered street. Residential and commercial buildings are behind the truck.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977), son of Emma and Otto Schmidt and grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He is wearing...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Type A and Type B two-speed kerosene and gasoline tractors. Features a color illustration of a man drivi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on tissue, in a cardboard mount, of a design for a brooch in the form of a flower on a stem with two leaves. The flower is represented...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of An...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: A line of horses entering the McCormick Works (factory) gate as a line of trucks and a tractor exit. The tractor appears to be an industrial tractor with a...

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