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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite profile portrait of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under the Lincoln Administration.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering corn planters, drills, and cultivators. Features color illustrations of a basket of corn and farmers using a horse...

Date: 1941-01-30 

Description: Elevated view of striking International Harvester factory workers holding signs and an American flag as they stand near the company's Tractor Works.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat approaches the entrance to International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: Davis Campbell, Decatur Cartage Company's safe driver, leans out the driver's window of an International truck.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load (or unload) wooden shipping crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...

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.

Photograph

Two Men Oil a Wheel

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Two men stand on what appears to be a factory floor, probably the McCormick Works, oiling a wheel. The man on the left is dressed in suit pants, vest and t...

Date: 1913 

Description: International Harvester Service Bureau poster for speaker "Frank Stockdale, The Mirthful Orator With A Message."

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Photograph

Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers dipping wagon wheels in boiled linseed oil(?) at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wag...

Date: 1935-08-06 

Description: Two factory workers at the West Pullman Works install cork insulation in a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1939 

Description: An International U.S. D-15 mail truck used by American Airlines is parked with its rear doors open on a runway in front of an airplane. Two men are working...

Photograph

Cicero Airmail

Date: 1912-09 

Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...

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