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Date: 1944 

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

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Ball-Bearing Primrose cream separator showing a woman pouring milk into a cream separator. Includes the text "...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester. Shows pull power hay presses featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers...

Date: 1942 

Description: Close-up of factory worker Dorothy Ozen wearing safety glasses while operating a drill press used in war production at International Harvester's West Pullm...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering No. 7 harvester-thresher (hillside combine). Includes a color illustration of a farmer operating the machine o...

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Men and women working on the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date:  ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of William O. Petersen (1924 - 2012), attorney and owner of Black Point Estate with his wife, Jane Jordan Browne. Peters...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Early McCormick reaper at McCormick Works. There is a white sheet hung in the background for a backdrop.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from a window of the International Harvester offices on Michigan Avenue showing Grant Park. Company employees have written their department names, or...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Replica of Cyrus McCormick's original 1831 reaper on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. Scale models...

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Men line up outside International Harvester's Weber Works building. The factory produced wagons. Two men look down from the third floor fire escape.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1933-06-28 

Description: A crowd gathers around the International Harvester dairy display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The display included cream separator's, mechani...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a spreading machine in an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago. Fiber, possibly sisal, is piled on the floor...


1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers construct a 1,000,000 volt coil at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A balloon sits in a field at the National Air Show, held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport. Two people stand near an automobile on the left, and on the right nea...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view north along Clark Street with pedestrians, street cars, trucks and automobiles. Lincoln Park is on the right; the Belden Stratford Hotel is o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper and Mower Works of 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue B...

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