Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering harvester-threshers (combines). Includes a color illustration of farmers harvesting grain with a tractor and a har...


Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering small and heavy-duty engines (1 1/2 h.p., 3 h.p., 6 h.p. and 10 h.p.) featuring color illustrations of the machine...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and rail yard as seen from across a canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company until 1902 when it beca...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.


Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Workers stitching and printing labels on burlap bags used to store balls of binder twine at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick w...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's Mc...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Date: 1935 

Description: Factory worker in a protective suit, mask, and gloves cleaning engine blocks in the foundry sand blast booth at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester feed grinders featuring an illustration of a hand with grain bursting through a plaid ba...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.


Medical Tent

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Medical tent with what appears to be a patient in a bed, and doctor standing near a medical cabinet. The photograph is part of an album devoted to Internat...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

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: 1944 

Description: A woman sits behind a glass wall while operating a piece of machinery as part of an International Harvester display recruiting additional workers during Wo...

Date: 1938-08-08 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor designated as model "2F".


IH Teletype Room

Date: 1937 

Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.

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