Date: 1939 

Description: A man uses an International I-12 tractor to move a TWA plane marked "The Lindbergh Line" along a tarmac. A man is looking out of the window of the plane be...

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...


Alma Seipp


Description: Seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Alma Seipp (1876-1966), daughter of prominent Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is seated on...

Date: 1931 

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

Book or Pamphlet

Mogul Oil Engine Catalog

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for International Harvester Mogul oil engines, featuring an illustration of farmers processing corn with an engine-driven corn...

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory workers stand at three heat-treating lines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman is holding a metal case as a man is standing and leaning against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most lik...

Date:  ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Conrad Seipp (1851-1912), the oldest child of Chicago Brewer Conrad Seipp. He is wearing a suit with vest and a n...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a pedestrian section of a bridge of buildings, skyscrapers and a billboard in Chicago.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Tractors, agricultural machinery and trucks on display inside International Harvester's exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1917-08-22 

Description: Factory worker placing a piece of wood into a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1933-06-22 

Description: Uniformed men (Brinks staff?) stand beside an International Model B-3 truck parked outside the Hall of Science at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. T...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...


Pipe Organ Model

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio photograph of a model or prototype of a pipe organ. Original caption reads: "organ from the collection of James Lowth, inventor."

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: 1947 

Description: A factory worker wearing eyeglasses is holding a metal part while standing at a large machine in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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