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Description: Two men picking through bushels of potatoes that have been dumped from a freight train. The men are scouring for potatoes that are still good. Original cap...


Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Date: 1903 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 march across a plaza in protest. Some are carrying signs shaped like giant pennies. Disab...


Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1940 

Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.

Date: 1938-11-12 

Description: Workers wearing aprons are plucking, cleaning, and dressing chickens at the Schauls Live Poultry Farm. One man is looking at a chicken over an open McCormi...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester All-Steel Threshers showing two men threshing hay with pitchforks and a thresher. The catalog...

Date: 1930-08-05 

Description: Engineering photograph of experimental Farmall tractor. Original caption reads: "complete Farmall tractor (intermediate) - left side view."

Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves an airplane engine with an International I-30 industrial tractor and trailer inside the Municipal Airport hangar. The tractor was owned by Ame...


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....

Date: 1959-03-17 

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

Date: 1934 

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man seated in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck operated by the University of Chicago Press. The truck is parked outside of a brick build...

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: 1914-08-08 

Description: A photographer stands near a camera on the bank of the Chicago River. He likely works for International Harvester Company and appears to be photographing t...


Stagecoach Office

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...


Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...


Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....

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