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Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of multiple rows of crawler tractors lined up inside a factory - most likely Tractor Works. A group of men are working in the far background....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Tractor Works for the raising of an American flag. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd., and wa...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vi Slovin, an employee of the United Packinghouse Workers District One office in Chicago, working after hours to distribute leaflets about the Wilson & Co....

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across streets towards the tower with a steeply pitched roof which anchors the southeast corner of the Conrad Seipp mansion at 3300 South Michigan Ave...

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 ot...

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers installing front wheels on McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors as they come through a painting booth on an assembly line at International Harv...

Photograph

Haymarket Square

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1915 

Description: Fritzie, the pet Dachshund of the Schmidt family, poses standing on a library table in the family home in Chicago. There is a framed picture of a hunting d...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of young men receive instruction in the apprentice classroom at McCormick Works.

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC feed grinders featuring a color illustration of an engine-driven feed grinder.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A dealership showroom with International trucks on display. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicago, Il...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: Front and back covers of the Hotel Sherman wine list of cocktails, wines, champagnes, and liqueurs, with a woodcut of a man clutching multiple bottles of s...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

Photograph

Don't Buy Cudahy

Date: 1953 

Description: Outside a Chicago A&P grocery store, striking members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America urge shoppers to boycott products of the Cudahy company...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1929-12-16 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering 15-30 TracTracTor (crawler tractor).

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