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Date: 1904-05 

Description: Group portrait of the delegates to the First National Convention of the Socialist Party of the United States.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...

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: 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: 1907-05 

Description: International Auto Buggy parked on a street outside a brick building. The back of the print is stamped "Experimental Department, General Office, rec'd June...

Date: 1909-10 

Description: Cover of the first issue of Harvester World magazine. Harvester World was a company magazine published by the International Harvester Company...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 

Description: Illustration from an International Harvester McCormick line catalog showing the McCormick name in script superimposed over a globe of the earth.

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: 1903 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1907-03 

Description: The engine of a train stopped at a crossroad, possibly near International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory).

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...

Photograph

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: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...

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: 1904 ca.

Description: Portrait of Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947), son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

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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