1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1907-07 

Description: A wooden evener for horse-drawn farm equipment hanging on a wooden, plank fence outside of McCormick Works(?).


Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C...

Date: 1925-03-26 

Description: Employees packaging company publications for shipment in a warehouse. The warehouse is possibly part of Harvester Press. Publications may include advertisi...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works, with river and Lake Michigan in the background.

Date: 1946 

Description: Rear view of group of employees sitting at tables to watch as an instructor demonstrates a lesson on a chalkboard at International Harvester's Education an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowd on State Street, and the Masonic Temple from Madison Street. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles are in the street.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers seal cork insulation between an inner and an outer steel box at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of men loading hundreds of new Farmall B, Farmall A and International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) onto railroad cars with a crane outside...

Date: 1907-01-05 

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....


North Clark Street


Description: View of North Clark Street, including the Clark Street Theater. There is a horse-drawn wagon on the street, and streetcar tracks are visible.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

Date: 1942 

Description: Close-up of factory worker Dorothy Ozen wearing safety glasses while operating a drill press used in war production at International Harvester's West Pullm...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Parrett motor cultivator, featuring an illustration of the machine at center flanked by illustrations of a farmstead, and a man using...

Date: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works uses a Rockwell Hardness Tester to check ledger plates.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1901 

Description: Calendar for Light Running Plano binders, mowers-headers, reapers-hayrakes, & sickle grinders. The calendar has an illustration of a man using Jone's Lever...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A colored drawing, on tissue, of a design for a brooch featuring a large, faceted blue stone in the center, with smaller blue cabochons at the corners. Sma...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: