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Date: 1947 

Description: Equipment on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. Equipment includes...

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1918-05-21 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1926-01-31 

Description: Group portrait of the members of International Harvester's women's choral society. The members worked in the company's general office. A woman in the front...

Photograph

Tractor Works

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: 1918 

Description: Advertising poster for the Sterling Thresher manufactured by the International Harvester Company. Includes the text: "Save the Thresherman's Charge." This...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1923-06 

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...

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC feed grinders featuring a color illustration of an engine-driven feed grinder.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1931 

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

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

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: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering harvester-threshers (combines). Includes a color illustration of farmers harvesting grain with a tractor and a har...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1949 

Description: Motor grader on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. The sign in fro...

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