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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....

Date: 1928-05-12 

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...

Poster

Weber Wagon

Date: 1913 

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...

Date: 1913 

Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers sit and stand along an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Stagecoach Office

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...

Date: 1896 

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...

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: 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...

Date: 1975-06 

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...

Photograph

Drafting Room

Date: 1944 

Description: Men sit behind desks in the drafting room of International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The original caption reads, "A portio...

Date: 1944-06-17 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. State Democratic Chairman, Thomas R. King, and delegate, Cecilia Garvin from Elroy.

Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering P&O Light-Draft listers, lister cultivators, and ridge busters. Includes color illustrations and the text "the lin...

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."

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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...

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