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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Date: 1931 

Description: Drawings of the passenger cabin plans for the screw passenger cruise vessel, North American.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1905-07-13 

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:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

Date: 1931 

Description: Interior view of bowling alley lanes at the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Photograph

Columbus Wagon

Date: 1907-04 

Description: Columbus wagon outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1935-07 

Description: Worker drilling the main frame of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blvd...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1937-12-01 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering six wheel drive tractor with pneumatic tires.

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School tour the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The children are examining...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers handling mower wheels during painting process in the mower wheel paint shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Photograph

W.L. Nenobuck

Date: 1935-12-30 

Description: A man sits at a desk and holds a pen in his hand as he looks over promotional paperwork. Caption on photograph reads, "W.L. Nenobuck, Advg. Dept."

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," leaving Chicago. Skyline of Chicago is in background with one building with sign reading Armo...

Date: 1952-02-20 

Description: A design for an emerald and diamond ring, hand drawn and painted on tissue mounted on a card. The design, labeled 4-B, is identified as Michelson and dated...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers machining parts with belt-driven lathes, presses, and other machinery in a machine shop at McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McC...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...

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