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Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

Date: 1920-06 

Description: Large crowd at gathering for the Republican Convention. The 1920 National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States nominated Ohio Senator Wa...


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: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers test binder knotters at the McCormick Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble "shoe chains" on an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1929-08-08 

Description: Elevated view of a man sitting in the driver's seat of an International delivery truck for the "Vacuum Oil Company". The top of the cab reads; "Mobiloil" w...


Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card with an illustration of the Marsh Harvester Self-Binder.

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising poster for International wagons. Includes the text: "Which wagon? the one that fits the road," or "the one that rides the ridge." Demonstrates...

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: An Island Waterways Corporation boat docks by the North Pier River Barge Terminal near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several female office workers in an office of International Harvester's "Harvester Press."

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: 1948 

Description: Man loading coal from an overhead bin into an International K-6 dump truck owned by South Chicago Coal and Dock Company. The slogan "coal stoker heat is be...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two children at the Harvester Farm exhibit in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. A tractor is in the background.

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