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Date: 1953 

Description: Portrait of Christian E. Jarchow seated at a desk. Jarchow served the International Harvester Company as Comptroller and succeeded Gen. Levin H. Campbell,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...

Date: 1934-03-21 

Description: Several storage racks stocked with hanging gears and machine parts fill a room at the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a spreading machine in an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago. Fiber, possibly sisal, is piled on the floor...

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Tractor Works for the raising of an American flag. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd., and wa...

Date: 1928-05-12 

Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936). Mr. McCormick was the oldest son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). He was p...

Date: 1946 

Description: Female factory workers stand at tables behind an assembly line in the ball bearing department at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers assembling crawler tractor (TracTractor) frames at the beginning of an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was lo...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...

Date: 1926-03-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering tractor and a No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) parked in front of a factory building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper and Mower Works of 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue B...

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bullock Tractor Company. A photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field is accompanied by the text, "Wor...

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