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Drafting Room

Date: 1944 

Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...

Date: 1917 

Description: Advertising poster for the International side-delivery hay rake and windrow hay loader. Includes color illustrations and the text: "Left-Hand Delivery mean...

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Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.

Date: 1942 

Description: Men stand on the curb beside International trucks used in the Brinks Express Company's "Liberty Fleet." The Field Museum building is in the background acro...

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of men and women inspecting tractors and engines on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration. The exhibition w...

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Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Mogul tractors loaded onto railroad cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. A variety of parts, engines, implements, and tra...

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: African-American farmers inspect an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The group was on a tour of the...

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits behind a glass wall while operating a piece of machinery as part of an International Harvester display recruiting additional workers during Wo...

Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1918 

Description: Advertising poster for the Sterling Thresher manufactured by the International Harvester Company. Includes the text: "Save the Thresherman's Charge." This...

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Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date: 1935 

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

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Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1912-08 

Description: The monoplane built by Carl S. Bates, an aeronautical inventor originally from Clear Lake, Iowa.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1933-08-03 

Description: A group of young men ride in the back of an International truck used by the "Deseret News" of Salt Lake City, Utah. The truck is parked at the "Century of...

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