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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Emma Seipp poses for her portrait seated on a chair holding a kitten and a small pillow in her lap. Emma is wearing a short dress with lace trim, a hat, an...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Factory workesr stand in the "wheel room" at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: A man uses an International I-30 industrial tractor with front loader to scoop gravel into the bed of an International truck owned by People's Gas Company.
Description: Ralph Helstein, president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with head in hands, exhibits obvious fatigue and frustration during the 1961 Armou...
Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...
Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works at dusk. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1...
Description: Four female "traffic officers" posed with an International diesel TD-40 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in preparation for a tractor road show.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a young bo...
Description: Panoramic view of tractors and other machines on display in the McCormick Works showroom.
Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...
Description: Male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
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...
Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...
Date: date unknown
Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Tractor Works including a tractor test track. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd. and was in operation fr...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.
Description: Advertising poster for the Sterling Thresher manufactured by the International Harvester Company. Includes the text: "Save the Thresherman's Charge." This...
Description: Four employees hoisting planks of wood onto large stacks with a portable electric winch in the stock yard at International Harvester's Deering Works.
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