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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.

Photograph

John McArthur

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted portrait of Brigadier General John McArthur. At the start of the Civil War he was a colonel of an Illinois volunteer regiment, but after the Batt...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Date: 1944-07-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Shown, left to right, are George Schlotthauer, Democratic candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate fro...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of multiple rows of crawler tractors lined up inside a factory - most likely Tractor Works. A group of men are working in the far background....

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dock workers preparing boxed farm machines for loading onto a ship at the McCormick Reaper Works dock. The boxes contain McCormick Daisy reapers, New 4 mow...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man working on a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Works. Two other workers and a fire escape sign are in the background.

Date: 1953 

Description: Portrait of Christian E. Jarchow seated at a desk. Jarchow served the International Harvester Company as Comptroller and succeeded Gen. Levin H. Campbell,...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC two-speed gasoline tractors, types A and B. Features an illustration of a man driving a tractor pulling a wagon.

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage and seeding implements. Features a color chromolithogra...

Date: 1959 

Description: Two men work on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: An International Harvester employee examines a component on the assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1925-02-26 

Description: Workers setting type for printing documents or labels at a print shop operated by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department(?).

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

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