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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: An empty street outside McCormick Station on the Illinois Northern Railway. An overpass bears a sign for the McCormick Freight Station on the same railroad...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: African-American farmers inspect an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The group was on a tour of the...

Date: 1930 

Description: A line of female factory workers seated at a long table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.


Elsa Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Factory workesr stand in the "wheel room" at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's Mc...

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Grain binder on the floor of an IH factory, probably the McCormick Works. At the top is a directional sign for employees in three different languages; Czec...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...

Date: 1918 

Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Crew preparing to pull a damaged Ford Tri-Motor airplane with a white McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with dual rear wheels at the American Air R...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from a window of the International Harvester offices on Michigan Avenue showing Grant Park. Company employees have written their department names in t...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Women workers operating twine balling machines at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The twine mill was part of the McCormick Works. The McCor...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Interior view of the windows designed for the Keck-Gottschalk apartment building. The windows are angled open and the sun is shining through the exterior V...


Grant Park

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Grant Park and cars on the adjacent street taken from the International Harvester offices.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard, of a design for a brooch in the form of a round spider web with a fly trapped on it. The bo...

Date: 1934-05-31 

Description: Close-up of a binder twine machine on display in the International Harvester exhibit of the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

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