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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 a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing at the edge of a water feature in Jackson Park.

Date: 1908-07-22 

Description: Experimental McCormick "improved 8-roll thresher/shredder" in a factory yard, most likely at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.

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Plano Works

Date: 1907-09-06 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mrs. Joseph Smith seated on a bench in Jackson Park. In the background are horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Catalog cover for the International auto buggy. Features a black and white insert of a group riding in an auto buggy driving up to a house. Printed by the...

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McCormick Offfices

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view across street of a McCormick agency(?) or dealership(?) building with man visible through a window. The windows are painted with symbols and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work at tables in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Stacks of parts are piled on the floor and a hat and coat hang from a...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertisement from catalog featuring an illustration of the Jones Chain Mower, and a man using it in a field with a team of horses. Around the border are i...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Early McCormick reaper at McCormick Works. There is a white sheet hung in the background for a backdrop.

Date: 1903 

Description: Dining hall at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. The staff of the d...

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

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: Factory workers feeding sisal or manila fiber into machines, most likely at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

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Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

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