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Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: Three crewmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to pull a glider during the American Air Races held at Chicago's Municipal Airport, July 1-5....

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A worker tending to a replica field in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. The scene includes a Farmall tractor and a barn.

Date:  

Description: Man working with a large grinder at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902,...

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey cardboard depicting a design for a necklace. Series of long and short links alternate with white or yellow stones throughout t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

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: 1933-06-02 

Description: Replica of Cyrus McCormick's original 1831 reaper on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. Scale models...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago and Northwestern train with the Chicago skyline in the background.

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Date: 1966 

Description: Truck driver Joseph Rito getting into an International truck. Rito drove for McNeil.

Date: 1934 

Description: Interior of the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. A world map, engine components, and trucks are on display.

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: 1919 ca.

Description: An African American worker driving a partially assembled International 8-16 tractor on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Date: 1933-04-06 before

Description: Armed guards loading a case of money(?) onto an International A-3 armor plated truck owned by the Brinks Express Company. The truck is parked outside the M...

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