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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1941-01-13 

Description: A group of new female factory workers receiving their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for making...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling machines at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the Tapestry Room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s house at 50 East Huron Street.

Date: 1933-06-30 

Description: A man operates a series of phonograph turntables at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The turntables were likely connected to International Harvester...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Cream separators and milkers on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Elevated view of a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor and a harvester-thresher (combine) on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: "New" blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "58' transfer conveying blooms from the 40" bloom...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date: 1933-06-03 

Description: Farmall tractor and mounted experimental cotton-picker on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The cot...

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory workers surrounded by stacks of metal parts at West Pullman Works.

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Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

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