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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Workers testing paint for physical constancy, viscosity and weight per gallon in the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. Cans of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated hallway leading to a room with a fireplace at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Southeast panorama of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard and canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 19...

Date: 1928 

Description: Inside of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Boulev...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Corn Machine Catalog

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of corn machines, showing an old man next to a scarecrow with a jack-o-lantern f...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher featuring color illustration.

Date: 1923-02-16 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor.

Date: 1917-05-09 

Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville".

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Highly decorated, perhaps for a parade, International Model E truck owned by Barcal & Barta parked outside the company storefront. A sign on the side of th...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Mrs. Marguerite Rogers of Prairie du Chien, who served 16 years as clerk of Crawford County and in 1950 ran for the Assembly, and Richard McKnight, South W...

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drill Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Hoosier line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color illustration of a man in a field with a...

Date: 1948 

Description: Man loading coal from an overhead bin into an International K-6 dump truck owned by South Chicago Coal and Dock Company. The slogan "coal stoker heat is be...

Photograph

Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Lou Braslawsky's kosher meat market, a butcher holds a roast for a customer to examine. A sign at the back of the store suggests that chickens, not beef...

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man who appears to be missing an eye siting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago...

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