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Date: 1933 

Description: A woman driving an International Harvester tractor leads the Automotive Week parade down the "Avenue of Flags" at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A male factory worker is dwarfed by a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1930-12 

Description: Three-quarter length, seated portrait of Mrs. Edward Petersen with her grandson, William Otto Petersen (1926-2012). Mrs. Petersen is wearing a dress with l...

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...


Description: Composite paste-up intended to represent "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War with his bearer. At the Northwest Sanit...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on card, of a design for a diamond and platinum ring with the specifications for eight diamonds. The design was for Mrs. R.M. Weyerha...

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: An empty street outside McCormick Station on the Illinois Northern Railway. An overpass bears a sign for the McCormick Freight Station on the same railroad...

Date: 1953 

Description: Portrait of Christian E. Jarchow seated at a desk. Jarchow served the International Harvester Company as Comptroller and succeeded Gen. Levin H. Campbell,...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1933-08-03 

Description: Engineering phtoo of an experimetnal single-row, two drum, self-propelled cotton picker. The photograph was taken outside International Harvester's Tracto...


Pinstriping Binders

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men working on a wagon truck inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. A completed Weber wagon and a large American flag are in the background. T...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising International Harvester kerosene tractors along muddy dirt road outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The billboard was cr...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

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...

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