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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1931 

Description: Hallway leading to a fireplace in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A view of the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. Includes a barn, a farmhouse, and an International pickup truck in the distance...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color advertising illustration of a...


Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: A group of recently hired factory female workers receive their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for...

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Former Governor Philip F. La Follette, a Warren alternate, left, chats with Henry Ringling, Baraboo, who will be named Wisconsin's new national GOP committ...

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...


Design for Ring

Date: 1965-09-30 

Description: A drawing on tissue of a ring setting showcasing a 2.26 carat pear shaped diamond. Specifications for smaller stones and ring size are also recorded. Drawi...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Former Senator, Harry W. Bolens. Port Washington, Otto Stielow, Sheboygan, and John Kehoe, Green Bay.

Date: 1909-03-12 

Description: Four men stand outside of the Weber Works lumberyard. The factory produced wagons.

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: A photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" for "Peter Stacloroski(?)". The the certificate is filled in by hand and gives the boy's address as "399 N....

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