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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company office building from the corner of Market and Jackson streets. The building's address was 212 Market Street. Offices f...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1868 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

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Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Flags hang above a McCormick Harvesting Machine display at what is possibly the World's Columbian Exposition (The World's Fair of 1893). A painting of a bi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Office staff and factory foremen at the McCormick Reaper Works. The men in the top row from left to right are: Wm. Schaefer, Palmer, Herman Veller (machin...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man using a Light Running Plano in a field with two horses. Around the border are illustrations of types of le...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

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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