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Date: 1935-06-20 

Description: New McCormick-Deering T-40 TracTracTors (crawler tractors) await transfer in the foreign shipping room at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Railroad...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International trucks on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" World's Fair. Models include the International M-3 "Hou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers assembling wagon chassis at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904 when...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the accommodations of the crew passenger cruise vessels, North American and South American. Includes pictures of typical staterooms...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: International Model SF-46 2 ton motor truck equipped with 500 gallon oil tank and power take-off pump. The truck was owned by the Polar Wave heating oil co...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man uses a forklift to load a wooden crate onto a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: International M series panel truck used for delivery of baked goods. The truck was owned by Michele Riverso, Panetteria Napolitana of 1450 W. Polk Street.

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the advantages of a vacation on a cruise of the "North American" and "South American".

Date: 1946 

Description: Crawler tractors (TracTracTors) on a factory assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Workers manufacturing wooden wagon components inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. One worker is drilling holes in wooden pieces. The factor...


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Description: A crowd of pedestrians passes the Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located on the corner of...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1941-03-25 

Description: Police officer and marchers from a Congress of Industrial Organizations (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) union clash outside Intern...

Date: 1951 

Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...


Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the central basin, Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. There are several boats on the basin. On the right is a large statue of a bu...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An automobile rests in a bank of snow along a road near commercial buildings, probably on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Signs on the buildings read, "Edelwei...

Date: 1928 

Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...

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