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Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers machining parts with belt-driven lathes, presses, and other machinery in a machine shop at McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McC...

Date: 1893 

Description: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The general press room is where sheet metal is made into housing for transformers, and fibre and bakelite insulators are formed at Thordarson Electical Man...

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: 1926 

Description: A factory worker works on part of a mower or grain binder while other men work in the background at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date: 1926-03-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 power-drive harvester-thresher (combine) "showing the bagging type of grain tank as taken by Australia."

Date: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of International Harvester grain drills. Cover features a color illustration of a farmer in a f...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Ella Wheeler Wilcox's monologue

Date: 1900-5-13

County: Cook

City: Chicago

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman removing loose matches from a coat pocket before hanging it in a closet.

Date: 1927-2-05

County: Cook

City: Chicago

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester's "Big Ball" twine. The twine was marketed under the "McCormick," "Deering," and "International" brand names...

Date: 1906-08-17 

Description: A man is standing on a railroad loading dock near a factory building, probably the McCormick Works. He is dressed in dark pants, a light colored shirt, sus...

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: William H. Young (left), University of Wisconsin professor and research consultant for Governor Walter Kohler, chats with State Senator Jess Miller of Rich...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A design for a woman's ring with a large blue stone, hand drawn and colored on card. The front is labeled 3064. On the back is handwritten "Job 3890. mount...

Date: 1929 

Description: Workers operating machines at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The original caption reads: "Use of photograph questioned by Industrial Relations De...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Factory workers test mowers at the at McCormick Works.

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