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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of various power units and tractors on display at Soldier Field for International Harvester "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original capt...

Date: 1940 

Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

Date: 1917 

Description: Man using a Mogul 10-20(?) tractor with attached plow to plow garden lots in an urban residential neighborhood at Jackson Blvd. and 54th Street. "This outf...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlson Grocer. The truck is parked in front of th...

Manuscript

Century Grills Menu

Date: 1933 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the Century Grills at the 1937 World's Fair. On the cover is a black and white photograph of a fair building, and silv...

Date: 1926-03-19 

Description: Worker transporting a McCormick-Deering No. 8 power-drive harvester-thresher (combine) with a McCormick-Deering tractor. The harvester-thresher is equipped...

Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outdoors at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a factory worker using a forklift on a loading dock to move a field harvester on a pallet at International Harvester's McCormick Works. An...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hundreds of people, possibly factory workers, gathered to hear speeches outside International Harvester's Deering(?) Works. The event appe...

Date: 1947 

Description: Tractors and farm equipment on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration at Soldier Field. Original caption reads: "Partial v...

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1925 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: 1906-07-24 

Description: Right side view of a man sitting on a Milwaukee No. 12 Harvester and Binder (grain binder). In the background are men standing by a large metal gate and ra...

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