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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone line of tillage implements. Features an illustration from behind of a man standing o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Three men open bales of sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...


Irwin Silber

Date: 1975-04 ca.

Description: "Irwin Silber, an editor of the 'Guardian'", a radical weekly newspaper, speaking to an anti-war rally in a square near a large sculpture.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their stations in International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of International Harvester corn planters and drills. Cover features an illustration of a farmer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait in front of a large stone building with arches of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 holding giant pennie...

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.


Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1926-09-25 

Description: International Model 63 truck operated by the Chicago Tribune Company. The driver is standing on the truck's running board and looking to the rear. A sign o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...

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...

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