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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: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: Twenty-five members of the "Negro Farmers of America" tour a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The fa...


Description: Workers spray-painting a wagon wheel inside the paint room at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International trucks on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" World's Fair. Models include the International M-3 "Hou...

Date: 1946 

Description: A group of male employees sit at tables in International Harvester's education and training center while an instructor speaks before them.


"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

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: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...


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.


Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1918-07-09 

Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1934-06-04 

Description: McCormick-Deering I-12 Industrial tractor on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man uses a forklift to load a wooden crate onto a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1946 

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


Marie Lefens

Date: 1910 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marie Seipp Lefens, one of the daughters of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp with his first wife, Maria Josepha Teutsch. She i...

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