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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Accelerated weather testing machine used to test the durability of paint in the McCormick Works (factory) Paint Department.

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two male factory workers look on as sisal fiber extends out of a finisher and piles in metal containers at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Photograph

Wedding Day

Date: 1921-10-29 

Description: Bride Catherine Bartholomay, right, poses with her sister Elsa. Catherine wears an ankle length gown with long veil. Both women hold large bouquets of fre...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...

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: 1931 

Description: Describes the accommodations of the crew passenger cruise vessels, North American and South American. Includes pictures of typical staterooms...

Date: 1944-07-16 

Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Children of State Democratic Party Chairman, Thomas R. King; Tommy Pat, Betty Ann, and Mary Katherine....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passing plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard is hanging on the wall in the background, an...

Date: 1924 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry H. Proctor Jr.? wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and tie.

Date: 1945-11-05 

Description: Elevated view of members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union meeting in a parking lot of the McCormick Works factory located at the corner of Oakley and Bl...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a man in a red jacket holding paint brushes and a palette while standing atop a truck trailer. The side of the trailer is painted with a mur...

Date: 1934-12-11 

Description: Worker spray painting a Farmall F-12 tractor while others attach rear wheels along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: International military tractor on a rail car, most likely at Internaitonal Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "A wheel-type Diese...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 

Description: Front cover of "McCormick Line" farm implement catalog, showing a piece of rope with the title written on it in red and green, against a blue, cloudy sky.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

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: 1907 ca.

Description: Experimental International passenger car, similar to the Model G Roadster which was manufactured 1910-1911.

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