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Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Warren Harding

Date: 1920 

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

Date: 1925-11-25 

Description: An International truck used by the Excelsior Laundry Company is parked along a street in front of a monument for the Fort Dearborn massacre. The lettering...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three factory workers look at a poster entitled "Departmental Quality Contest" at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering No. 1 and No. 2 manure spreaders. Includes a color illustration of a farmer using a horse-drawn manure spreade...

Date: 1943 

Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...

Date: 1942 

Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Mechanical engineer Alex Gabay (right) and his assistant J.E. Lass (left) at an International Harvester war production factory (20 mm gun plant?). The men...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women staffing an apple stand for an agricultural exhibit at International Harvester's Deering Works. The stand is decorated in stars and stripes. The...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker applies grease to a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two mechanical cows in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards a boat called "The Imperial" moored along the dock at the McCormick Reaper Works. The boat is loaded with freight. In the backgro...

Date: 1944 

Description: Men work at stations in the machine shop of International Harvester Company's engineering department. The original caption reads, "Scene from a part of the...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

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