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Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated library at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 1884, the h...

Date:  

Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Photograph

Display Truck

Date: 1947 

Description: View of right side of an International truck with a crane attachment on display at Melrose Park Works as part of the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Eq...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1933 

Description: View from Outer Lake Shore Drive looking south from Foster Avenue. Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline are visible in the background.

Photograph

Man Outside Theater

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison area magician (standing third from the left), with a group of Chicago area magicians. Identified individuals are (seated, left to rig...

Date: 1912-07-08 

Description: Three workers unloading planks of wood from a Frisco railroad boxcar in a lumber yard outside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumberyard at International Harvester's McCormick Works as seen from across the water. The original caption reads as follows: "We think of farm machines as...

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory interior at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Three men picking vegetables in the Deering Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's "...

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: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Type A and Type B two-speed kerosene and gasoline tractors. Features a color illustration of a man drivi...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn planter and drill. Includes color illustration and the text "time-proven features in a 1926 model."

Date: 1917-11-21 

Description: A pole and evener for horse-drawn farm machinery leaning up against a shed. The shed is most likely in a factory yard at International Harvester's McCormic...

Date: 1913-04-18 

Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...

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