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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: 1898 ca.
Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man using a Light Running Plano in a field with two horses. Around the border are illustrations of types of le...
Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.
Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.
Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.
Description: Branch service managers watch welding at Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service managers watching welding of wheels. Taken b...
Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...
Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...
Description: Branch service managers inspect TracTracTor (crawler tractor) assembly at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service m...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...
Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...
Description: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...
Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...
Description: Men and women ride on an International float in the United Nations Parade. The text on the float reads, "99.2% Harvester Employees Buy War Bonds."
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.
Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.
Description: Factory workers look at safety posters hung on a bulletin board at the McCormick Works.
Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".
Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.
Date: date unknown
Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...
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