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Date: 1946 

Description: Crawler tractors (TracTracTors) on a factory assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers assembling wagon chassis at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904 when...

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: International 8-16 tractors entering a paint booth(?) on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Female workers using machines to ball twine at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The Deering works was located at Fullerton and Clybourn...

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory inspectors at International Harvester's 20 mm gun plant. A woman also stands in the background using a piece of equipment. Original caption reads:...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

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: 1929-01 

Description: Tapestry Room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The view is of the fireplace on the north wall.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Freshly pressed clothing hangs on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: McCormick-Deering Model 21 2-row corn picker mounted on a Farmall F-30 tractor in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men and three woman standing behind a service counter at the cafeteria in International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). The clock on the wall be...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Flags hang above a McCormick Harvesting Machine display at what is possibly the World's Columbian Exposition (The World's Fair of 1893). A painting of a bi...

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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