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Photograph

Plano Works Factory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Buildings, a watertower, and smokestacks at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: International Harvester factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a "steel strike" near Tractor Works.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Corn Machine Catalog

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of corn machines, showing an old man next to a scarecrow with a jack-o-lantern f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1927-08-01 

Description: McCormick-Deering No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard.

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Helen Eby, Madison, delegate from Wisconsin to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1922 

Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated room with fireplace at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Date:  

Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Date: 1937-11-11 

Description: Alfred Lindstrom (left) and Davis Campbell, drivers for the Decatur Cartage Company, stand next to an International truck parked on a dirt road. There are...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory Superintendent E.C. Lutz (center) and Assistant Chief Inspector F.H. Pfhol (right) look over a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor torn down for inspec...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertising poster for the International Harvester Low 20th Century Manure Spreader. Includes color illustrations of the implement. The spreader features a...

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