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Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm implements featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a bundle of wheat against...

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: A line of horses entering the McCormick Works (factory) gate as a line of trucks and a tractor exit. The tractor appears to be an industrial tractor with a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage implements featuring an illustration of a farm seen from a high...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming Mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads: "150' transfer conveying billets from 32" blooming mill table to...

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men standing around a lumber yard among buildings at an International Harvester factory(?) site, most likely in Illinois. A Chicago, Burli...

Date: 1935-08-19 

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's West Pullman Works spray paints the interior of a 6-can McCormick-Deering milk cooler.

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hundreds of people, possibly factory workers, gathered to hear speeches outside International Harvester's Deering(?) Works. The event appe...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

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Description: Two drawings of The National Republican Convention Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. The Blaine Headquarters.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Date: 1911 

Description: Pictures and diagrams mounted on a wall in a "new building" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The display was part of an industrial exhibit and d...

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