Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A group of spectators at the "Century of Progress" world's fair watch an International Harvester tractor pull a Firestone float down the "Avenue of Flags"...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester feed grinders featuring an illustration of the "Egyptian method of grinding."


Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date:  date unknown

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


Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of three men looking at a trailer with a woman posed on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralis...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...


Warren Harding

Date: 1920 

Description: Studio portrait of Warren G. Harding, the year he won the election for president of the United States.

Date: 1925 

Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.

Date: 1930-05-03 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental, redesigned Farmall tractor with 4 1/4" x 5" engine.


Harriet Rhoads

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).

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...


Archie F. McCardell

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Portrait of Archie F. McCardell an International Harvester executive. McCardell, former President of Xerox Corporation in 1971, was elected President and C...

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

Date: 1937 

Description: Men at West Pullman Works use tools to work on an electric-drive coil-winding machine.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1975-06 

Description: People watching a program in the "Agrisphere", an 80-capacity theater in a 40-foot-high geodesic dome in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry paid fo...

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...

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