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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works factory, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. Men in the foreground stack piles of lumber. After 1902, th...

Book or Pamphlet

Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a young girl holding an apple behi...

Date: 1930-05-03 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental, redesigned Farmall tractor with 4 1/4" x 5" engine.

Date: 1914 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for IHC hay presses featuring an illustration of a landscape of a valley with farms and fields.

Date: 1930 

Description: Water basins in an employee shower room at the McCormick Works (factory). A row of wall-mounted shower heads are in the background.


Harriet Rhoads

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).

Date: 1933 

Description: Chicago's Wacker Drive at Clark Street, looking north. Buildings, water towers and railroad boxcars are along the Chicago River waterfront, as well as a Co...

Date: 1931 

Description: Lobby and cashier's desk in the McCormick Works Club House. In the center is a set of double doors. On the left is a flight of stairs. The Club House was d...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...


Description: View down a street between high-rise buildings in the Board of Trade District.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

Date: 1941-04-20 

Description: Engineering photograph of an International ID-9 tractor designed for the U.S. Army under "contract no. 41-11169 (Ind-318)."

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A colored drawing, on tissue, of a design for a brooch featuring a large, faceted blue stone in the center, with smaller blue cabochons at the corners. Sma...

Date: 1922-11-16 

Description: Tractor bearing signs reading "old no. 13; International Harvester Co.; sold in 1906 - used for 16 years still going strong... " and "see me at the Wheat S...

Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.

Date: 1925 

Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.

Date: 1928-10-26 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.


Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

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