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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.

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of various power units and tractors on display at Soldier Field for International Harvester "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. Original capt...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...

Date: 1940 

Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

Date: 1917 

Description: Man using a Mogul 10-20(?) tractor with attached plow to plow garden lots in an urban residential neighborhood at Jackson Blvd. and 54th Street. "This outf...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlson Grocer. The truck is parked in front of th...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the central basin, Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. There are several boats on the basin. On the right is a large statue of a bu...

Manuscript

Century Grills Menu

Date: 1933 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the Century Grills at the 1937 World's Fair. On the cover is a black and white photograph of a fair building, and silv...

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1926-03-19 

Description: Worker transporting a McCormick-Deering No. 8 power-drive harvester-thresher (combine) with a McCormick-Deering tractor. The harvester-thresher is equipped...

Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outdoors at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a factory worker using a forklift on a loading dock to move a field harvester on a pallet at International Harvester's McCormick Works. An...

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