Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers work on an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Grain binder on the floor of an IH factory, probably the McCormick Works. At the top is a directional sign for employees in three different languages; Czec...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A balloon sits in a field at the National Air Show, held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport. Two people stand near an automobile on the left, and on the right nea...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936). Mr. McCormick was the oldest son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). He was p...

Date: 1955 

Description: Portrait of William Rice Odell seated at his desk. A curtain on a window in the background bears the International Harvester Company logo. Odell graduated...


Description: Front cover and selected drink pages from the Kona Kai Lounge, a Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in the Marriott Hotel, with a carved figure used as a...

Date: 1946 

Description: Farmall A tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Engine room at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man stands in a warehouse beside bales of manila fiber used to make twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Children examine a trailing plow at the Museum of Science and Industry's International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers making binder attachments in the binder attachment department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mach...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Panoramic view of tractors and other machines on display in the McCormick Works showroom.


Danger of Firearms

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A man sits on wooden outdoor stairs holding a firearm, while three children stand around him.

Date: 1931 

Description: Hallway leading to a fireplace in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.


Fountain of Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lorado Taft's sculpture entitled, "Fountain of Time." The reinforced concrete fountain was built in 1920 and is located in Washington Park.

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