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Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...

Date: 1913-04-18 

Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

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Walgreen Commissary

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker Harold Johnson stands near a machine and a McCormick-Deering cooler at the Walgreen Commissary. The original caption describes the cooler as an "8BB...

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Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: An factory worker in the Paint Department at McCormick Works discharges 100-gallon ball mills. Another man works in the background.

Date: 1900 

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: 1915-04-01 

Description: Forlorn-looking old man in suit and hat with his back against a brick wall. The man is likely an employee at International Harvester's Osborne Works. One o...

Date: 1919-07-06 

Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works uses an automatic filling and labeling machine.

Date: 1919 

Description: Baseball players and bat boys for the International Harvester Plano Works baseball team. The team was part of the Harvester league.

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Three crewmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to pull a glider during the American Air Races held at Chicago's Municipal Airport, July 1-5....

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

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Mrs. Alma Seipp Hay

Date: 1912 

Description: A seated, three-quarter length portrait of Alma Seipp Hay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a finely detailed gown and holds a...

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Low 20th Century manure spreaders. Features an illustration of a farmer with a horse-drawn sp...

Date: 1942 ca.

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

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