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Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat checking in and signing a piece of paper at a hotel registry desk. A suitcase sits at his feet and a hotel employee uses a te...

Date: 1918-09 

Description: Elevated view of the U.S. Government War Exposition grounds at Grant Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." The colorful drawing features the General, the Policeman, Gogo, the Clown, and the Cook clim...

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm implements featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a bundle of wheat against...

Date: 1946 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works uses a centerless grinder in the ball bearing department. A man and woman work in the background.

Date: 1925-06-11 

Description: African American worker standing and loading cargo from a crane into a railroad boxcar from an International truck. Another worker is sitting behind the dr...


Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date:  ca.

Description: Edward, left, and Conrad Petersen, right, pose while holding hands with an unidentified young woman standing between them. They are on a lawn in front of t...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Titan 15-30 kerosene tractor. Features a black and white photograph of the tractor in a field with an attached plow...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers handling mower wheels during painting process in the mower wheel paint shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date:  ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989). The granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, Alma and her husband Dr. William F....

Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1917 

Description: Color illustration of a McCormick Daisy reaper from a 1917 general line catalog. Caption reads: "Has been built and used continuously since 1831. The world...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Two men operate Farmall tractors and implements at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. One tractor is pulling a disk harrow, and the other a cultivator...

Date: 1937-03-29 

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

Date: 1935-02-28 

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

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

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...

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