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Date: 1935 

Description: Workers grind pistons at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Male workers stand at stations positioned along a wall of windows inside the McCormick Reaper Works. A belt-driven power system is suspended from the ceili...

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Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1918-05-15 

Description: Vacant city lot cluttered with litter and advertising billboards for Premium Ham and Bacon and Wool Soap. The department likely used the photograph to show...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.

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: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posing in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There ap...

Date: 1919 

Description: Baseball players and bat boys for the International Harvester Plano Works baseball team. The team was part of the Harvester league.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of An...

Photograph

Harry O. Bercher

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Portrait of Harry O. Bercher (1906-1997), International Harvester executive. Bercher began working for IH in 1928. In 1945 he became General Manager of the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers operating belt-driven machinery in a machine shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stooping to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of International Harvester's Weber Works factory building in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, when...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posing with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department...

Photograph

Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

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