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Photograph

Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Harvester-Thresher (combine) featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "Harvests and Th...

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Ball-Bearing Primrose cream separator showing a woman pouring milk into a cream separator. Includes the text "...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: McCormick-Deering corn binder parked outside a Chicago factory, most likely the McCormick Works. Decals and/or stencils are visible on the machine.

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Advertising Catalog

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a young bo...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Row of sinks in the employee washroom of International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering "triple power tractors," including the Farmall, the 10-20, and the 15-30. Includes a color illustration of a farm...

Photograph

Mary Lou Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on grey cardboard of a design for a ring featuring a large pearl. The mounting, of white gold or platinum, features smaller stones and a bowknot...

Date: 1947 

Description: International and Farmall tractors on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration at Soldier Field. The IH logo is in the backg...

Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: C.R. Rogers, chief engineer of International Harvester Company's Gas Power Engineering Department, sits behind a desk. The original caption reads, "C.R. Ro...

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

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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