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Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers hand painting hundreds of McCormick mower main frames hanging in the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mach...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Photograph

Pinstriping Binders

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards a boat called "The Imperial" moored along the dock at the McCormick Reaper Works. The boat is loaded with freight. In the backgro...

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: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Catalog cover for the International auto buggy featuring a color illustration of a woman driving one of the vehicles. The IH product name is another examp...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Machinery on a factory floor, most likely at McCormick Works. Workers are visible in the background.

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers loading and unloading wood at the wood stock yard of the McCormick Reaper Works. Men are working on both sides of the Chicago River. Rail cars and...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Factory workers eating lunch outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 19...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A man drives a 1909 International Auto Wagon belonging to the Amikeco Laundry at 1601 Fullerton Avenue in Chicago. The truck has an enclosed body and crude...

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