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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble "shoe chains" on an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A balloon sits in a field at the National Air Show, held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport. Two people stand near an automobile on the left, and on the right nea...


Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Date: 1896 

Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A diagram of a living room section in an architectural drawing showing sunlight angles during different times of the year.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Group portrait on porch of the three children of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936), and his wife, Harriet Bradley Hammond (1862-1921). Pictured, left t...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 

Description: Front cover of "McCormick Line" farm implement catalog, showing a piece of rope with the title written on it in red and green, against a blue, cloudy sky.

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: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1944-05-12 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental International 20 m.p.h. transport speed tractor with highway mower. The tractor appears to be equipped with Inter...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

Date: 1953 

Description: Portrait of Christian E. Jarchow seated at a desk. Jarchow served the International Harvester Company as Comptroller and succeeded Gen. Levin H. Campbell,...

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.


Description: Memohead of Cameron, Amberg & Company of Chicago, Illinois, a printer, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books and letter files. On the left is a view o...

Date: 1918-09 

Description: View of the U.S. Government War Exposition at Grant Park taken from a window the International Harvester building on Michigan Avenue. A large crowd of peop...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardening links for crawler tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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