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Date: 1927-06 

Description: Young boy and a toddler relaxing on a homemade tree swing made with an automobile seat.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A group of spectators at the "Century of Progress" world's fair watch an International Harvester tractor pull a Firestone float down the "Avenue of Flags"...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three boys and one girl playing outside Sunnyside School with a tricycle, toy wagon, and a twisted iron chair.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The office staff of International Harvester's Weber Works poses beneath an American flag in front of the exterior office door. Weber Works produced wagons.

Date: 1942-11-17 

Description: Interior view of factory workstations in the Instrument Checking and Repairing Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...


Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Upper Michigan Boulevard. Pedestrians, automobiles, and a double-decker bus can be seen among tall buildings.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work at tables in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Stacks of parts are piled on the floor and a hat and coat hang from a...

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Tractors, agricultural machinery and trucks on display inside International Harvester's exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.


Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School viewing a replica of the original McCormick Reaper at the International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago Mus...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two young girls looking at a stuffed or mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.


Drafting Room

Date: 1944 

Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...

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