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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, labeled 4., of a design for a ring featuring a large green cabochon. The stone is surrounded by a ring of white stones, with an outer...

Date: 1900 

Description: A factory worker faces away from the camera while standing on a wooden bench and uses a stick to reach into a furnace at the McCormick Reaper Works. Molten...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawings on ecru paper of eight different designs for brooches. Stones of various shapes and colors are shown in geometric mountings with foli...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

Date: 1916 

Description: Front cover of advertising catalog for the Primrose line of IHC cream separators. Cover features chromolithograph of cows at a drinking trough. In the uppe...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date: 1912-09-03 

Description: An experimental reaper(?) in a factory year, most like at International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers operating belt-driven machinery in a machine shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

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Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a handpump, and a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Workers manufacturing parts in a forge shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and beca...

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