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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men load bundles of plywood(?) onto the bed of an International KB-7 owned by Burnside Construction Company. The truck had a 157-inch wheelbase and a B...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The general press room is where sheet metal is made into housing for transformers, and fibre and bakelite insulators are formed at Thordarson Electical Man...

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: 1918-05-17 

Description: Crated "U.S. Machine Gun Cart" outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...

Date: 1911-08-11 

Description: Souvenir postcard sent to Harriet O'Shea of Madison from an unidentified friend who attended the Chicago International Aviation Meet. The Chicago meet, whi...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Detailed view of the front of an International ID-40 diesel industrial tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A man is pointing to the tractor...

Date: 1917 

Description: Advertising poster for the International side-delivery hay rake and windrow hay loader. Includes color illustrations and the text: "Left-Hand Delivery mean...

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: 1944-06-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. State Democratic Chairman, Thomas R. King, and delegate, Cecilia Garvin from Elroy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900) by the Century Publishing and Engraving Company. Leander was a younger brother of Cyrus Hall McCor...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering corn planters, drills, and cultivators. Features color illustrations of a basket of corn and farmers using a horse...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Upper Michigan Boulevard. Pedestrians, automobiles, and a double-decker bus can be seen among tall buildings.

Date:  

Description: Wash room in the paint shop at International Harvester's Deering Works. Paint-splattered clothes are hanging outside the room.

Photograph

Elizabeth Mills

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of Elizabeth Mills in large, feathered hat. She is the daughter of Arthur Mills and granddaughter of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1935-02-28 

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

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