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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: 1933 ca.
Description: A group of spectators at the "Century of Progress" world's fair watch an International Harvester tractor pull a Firestone float down the "Avenue of Flags"...
Description: Mrs. Marguerite Rogers of Prairie du Chien, who served 16 years as clerk of Crawford County and in 1950 ran for the Assembly, and Richard McKnight, South W...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...
Description: Advertising poster for the International No. 4 cultivator. Includes photographic illustrations and text describing the cultivator's features.
Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...
Description: Workers inspect calendars and mailing folders printed on large presses at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's in-house print shop. After the company...
Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: A line of female factory workers seated at a long table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.
Description: View from a window of the International Harvester offices on Michigan Avenue showing Grant Park. Company employees have written their department names, or...
Description: William Koppa uses a microscope to examine a specimen of steel. The original caption reads, "Micro-photography is employed at International Harvester's Gas...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...
Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.
Description: Low angle close-up of the front side of an International oil delivery truck. The side of the truck reads "Quality Oil" and below is a logo reading "Gargoyl...
Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION”. The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCorm...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Factory worker Charles Coseniro(?) examines the contents of a box in a warehouse at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Man delivering bottled Coca-Cola soft drinks (soda) from an International C-300 truck with covered deck body. The delivery was to Parklane Food Mart, which...
Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. William B. Rubin, Milwaukee, and former Senator Harry W. Bolens, Port Washington.
Description: A man at McCormick Works Twine Mill stands in between various rows of machinery to inspect a ball of twine.
Description: Small carts, stacks of lumber, and rail cars in a snow-covered yard at the McCormick Reaper Works. The original caption reads: "Foundry #28, Wheel Room, Bl...
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