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Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) Millimeter Gun Plant operate a factory machine. Caption on photograph reads, "First machining of t...

Date: 1960 

Description: Ralph H. Bonnell, delegate from the Republican Party of Massachusetts, admires the GOP mascot, an elephant, with another unidentified man at the Republican...

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory worker uses a roller to shape a tractor wheel at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Sheet Metal Shop

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Men work in the sheet metal shop of the farm machinery engineering department of the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "Part of...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

Photograph

Cicero Airmail

Date: 1912-09 

Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men working on a wagon truck inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. A completed Weber wagon and a large American flag are in the background. T...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads in part: "New Blooming Mill, Wisconsin Steel Works. Photo No. 2 --...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International truck on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Roen and Elizabeth Hart examining a combine (harvester-thresher) at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A mannequin is seated...

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.

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