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Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers sit and stand along an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: View along railroad track of railroad cars loaded with crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Dairymaid line of cream separators. Features an oval portrait of a young woman, surrounded by...


Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of International Harvester's Education and Training Center. Machinery parts and equipment are on display along the wall of a service and par...

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: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Sheridan Road. Automobiles are on both sides of the road. The Edgewater Beach Hotel is in the background.

Date: 1942-11-17 

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


In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1911-06-16 

Description: Men maneuver an experimental lightweight tractor designed by John F. Steward through the yard of one of International Harvester's factories - most likely M...

Date: 1893 

Description: Libby Prison at the Columbian Exposition. Several carts, horses in front of the building.


IHC Library

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Men and women use the resources at the IHC Agricultural Extention Department Library, located at 616 S. Michigan Avenue.


Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: International G-1(?) truck carrying International Harvester Company women workers during World War I. The truck is decorated with flags and shields bearing...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers on the loading platform in the Repair Parts Department at McCormick Works.


Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), wife of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), done by W. Kurtz.

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