Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Five Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Photographed at the Hotel Bismark left to right: Arthur L....


Clarence Darrow

Date: 1917-01-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clarence Darrow, signed by Darrow and embossed by photographer Mabel Sykes.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...

Date: 1952-01 

Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.


Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: "New" blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "58' transfer conveying blooms from the 40" bloom...

Date: 1948 

Description: Two men standing in a factory office at International Harvester's Tractor Works. One man is fitting safety glasses on the other man. Behind them is a poste...


Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...


Fireworks Stand

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Three boys purchase fireworks from the proprietor of a National Fireworks tent near Ogden Avenue. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Ag...


CIO Convention

Date: 1950-11-21 

Description: Elevated view of the annual convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations at the Palmer House hotel.

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: Railroad cars and tracks at the North Pier River Barge Terminal at or near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Prototype(?) Farmall F-12 tractor on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago.


Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...


Description: Worker trimming assembled wagon wheel spokes with a belt-driven rotary saw at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers seal cork insulation between an inner and an outer steel box at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1941-01-13 

Description: A group of new female factory workers receiving their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for making...

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