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Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.
Date: date unknown
Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." The colorful drawing features the General, the Policeman, Gogo, the Clown, and the Cook clim...
Description: An International truck parked in the middle of a snow-covered street. Residential and commercial buildings are behind the truck.
Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Hoosier line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machine...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: International model "G" truck with an empty bed sits parked along a curb. On the side is written "Swift & Company." Behind the truck is a line of billboa...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
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: Cover of an advertising catalog for Intenrational Harvester's Steel Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a fiel...
Description: Female factory workers handling fabric strips at McCormick Works.
Description: Two men work on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.
Date: 1973 ca.
Description: Assembly line worker greasing a three point arm link on a Farmall 66 series tractor - possibly a 1066.
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Original drawing of the third story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, an...
Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...
Date: 1952-08 ca.
Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...
Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).
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