Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....
Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Hall McCormick (1780-1853), wife of Robert McCormick (1780-1846). Mary Ann and Robert McCormick were the parents of inventor and indus...
Description: Advertisement for the Weber Wagon, the "king of all farm wagons." Features color illustration of the implement. Printed by the Crown Press in Chicago, IL.
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Parade float with a replica of the "First blast furnace in the Calumet district" for Wisconsin Steel Works. The parade was Chicago's East Side Centennial c...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with...
Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Male and female factory workers sit and stand along an assembly line at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...
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...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...
Description: People watching a program in the "Agrisphere", an 80-capacity theater in a 40-foot-high geodesic dome in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry paid fo...
Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...
Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. State Democratic Chairman, Thomas R. King, and delegate, Cecilia Garvin from Elroy.
Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering P&O Light-Draft listers, lister cultivators, and ridge busters. Includes color illustrations and the text "the lin...
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn planter and drill. Includes color illustration and the text "time-proven features in a 1926 model."
Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706