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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...
Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.
Description: Elevated view of multiple rows of crawler tractors lined up inside a factory - most likely Tractor Works. A group of men are working in the far background....
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...
Date: date unknown
Description: Pedestrians and automobiles pass by the flagship Marshall Field's department store (Marshall Field & Co.), built in 1892 by Daniel H. Burnham and located o...
Description: International Harvester's Deering Works as seen from railroad tracks near the waterfront. The factory was located at Fullerton and Clybourn Avenues, across...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
Description: Cover of the Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Company schedule in the Great Lakes Country, depicts a man and a woman watching a ship; either the "N...
Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....
Description: Young boys digging a garden in an urban setting on "Mowhawk Street near Larrabee." Original caption reads: "Newberry School boys who have gotten into the h...
Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....
Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: "Machine Shop" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Description: Mrs. Anna Woodward, Kate Quinney's employer, seated in an electric car parked in front of a city building.
Description: Factory interior at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works.
Description: Factory workers use a balling machine at the McCormick Twine Mill to wind twine onto wooden spools.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."
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