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Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Photograph

Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers milling around the factory gates at the Fullerton Avenue side of International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by Willi...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on translucent plastic mounted in a card, of a design for a ring with thirteen stones. It is labeled "No. 2" and the number 11079 appe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1896 

Description: Seven passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon as well?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Date: 1928-01-07 

Description: 100,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor coming off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The tractor came off at 10:32 a.m....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Drawing on front cover of German McCormick catalog depicting a farmer on a horse-drawn binder in a field next to rolling hills with trees.

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date: 1921 

Description: Cover illustration for a publication by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department featuring a photograph of a cow chewing hay under the t...

Photograph

Frank W. Jenks

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Frank W. Jenks, an International Harvester executive. Jenks started working for the company as a clerk in 1914. After a lengthy career with the...

Date: 1944 

Description: The original photograph caption reads, "Carl Mott, research engineer in International Harvester Company's farm engineering machinery department in Chicago,...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "In the Weasel's Den." Two Teenie Weenies sneak into the den of a sleeping weasel to recover a stolen blanket. The den is dark and littered with bones; one...

Date: 1913-08-26 

Description: Portrait of a seated man wearing a white dressing gown and covered with a white blanket. He rests his head against a pillow in what appears to be a domesti...

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