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Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Experimental International passenger car, similar to the Model G Roadster which was manufactured 1910-1911.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view of the heart of the Loop. Labeled sites include: Insurance Exchange, Continental and Commercial National Bank, Post Office, Dear...

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an "educational" pamphlet published by International Harvester to promote the use of manure spreaders, fertilizers and lime spreaders. Features an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers test binder knotters at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1938-04-01 

Description: A series of three hand-colored drawings on grey cardboard for a selection of earring designs, labeled "1.- B," "2.- B" and "3.- B," depicted on an ear lobe...

Photograph

Vegetable Store

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

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...

Photograph

Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1940 

Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.

Date: 1934 

Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1933 

Description: Elevated view of the American Legion Parade in Grant Park(?). The photograph was likely taken from the window of the International Harvester offices on Mic...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Factory floor with machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers assembling mowers in the Mower Room of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. I...

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