Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a factory worker using a forklift on a loading dock to move a field harvester on a pallet at International Harvester's McCormick Works. An...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.

Date: 1929-03-23 

Description: Citizens look on as City of Chicago emergency personnel and others carry an injured boy at an accident scene. The event was most likely a staged exercise....

Date: 1966 

Description: Truck driver Joseph Rito getting into an International truck. Rito drove for McNeil.

Date: 1923 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International municipal service trucks. Features a color illustration of a fire truck and part of a burning building s...

Date: 1947 

Description: Sign for International Harvester's Melrose Park Works (factory). The sign includes the IH logo and advertises diesel engines and crawler tractors (TracTrac...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's Mc...

Date: 1938-02-11 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor with special fender attachment. The tractor was designated model "F-22".


Description: Exterior view of Keck and Keck's "Crystal House" on display at the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Male workers stand at stations positioned along a wall of windows inside the McCormick Reaper Works. A belt-driven power system is suspended from the ceili...

Date: 1931 

Description: Drawings of the passenger cabin plans for the screw passenger cruise vessel, North American.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...


In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1893 

Description: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

Date: 1966 

Description: Chicago area school children line up in Lincoln Park to board International school buses as part of their annual end-of-school outing to the Zoo.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Date: 1910-01-19 

Description: Worker assembling the spokes of a wooden wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wago...

Date: 1928 

Description: Front of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American" for season. Gives rates for cruises on the "North American" or "South American" between Chicago, Il...


Down the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...

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