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Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Family portrait of (L to R), Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954).

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with...

Date: 1935 

Description: Factory workers look at safety posters hung on a bulletin board at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Women workers operating twine balling machines at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The twine mill was part of the McCormick Works. The McCor...

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Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at 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...

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Description: Man working with a large grinder at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902,...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1918-05-21 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker at McCormick Works uses a hydraulic press to straighten malleable castings.

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