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Date: 1949 

Description: Motor grader on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. The sign in fro...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC Type A and Type B two speed oil tractors.

Date: 1915-04-23 

Description: John Deere grain binder outside an International Harvester factory(?). The binder has signs attached to it indicating "deficiencies" in design and performa...

Date: 1938-12-09 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor (wood model) designated as model "2F".

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1930-05-15 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor with "increased power."

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

Date: 1959-03-17 

Description: Spectators view paintings by Paul Gaugin at the opening of an art exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, center, holds a plaque with a relief portrait of a woman's head in profile, and the inscription "Louise de Koven Bowen, President of...

Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Photograph

Medical Tent

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Medical tent with what appears to be a patient in a bed, and doctor standing near a medical cabinet. The photograph is part of an album devoted to Internat...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing in a sunlit path in Garfield Park.

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1910 

Description: Randolph and Dearborn Streets crowded with people, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Neighborhood streets near Deering Works, including several International Harvester billboards. One sign reads "International Motor Trucks, a size and style...

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