Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, labeled 4., of a design for a ring featuring a large green cabochon. The stone is surrounded by a ring of white stones, with an outer...

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: Factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway sits on railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of the McCormick Works. The side of the locomotive reads: "Northern...

Date: 1917 

Description: Color illustration of a McCormick Daisy reaper from a 1917 general line catalog. Caption reads: "Has been built and used continuously since 1831. The world...

Date: 1922 

Description: Advertising poster for the International 15-30 Tractor. The ad points out features of the tractor, and mentions the "Engine has ball bearing crankshaft wh...

Date: 1912 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Keystone tillage implements featuring an illustration of a farmer operating a horse-dra...

Date: 1915 ca.

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


Assembly Shop

Date: 1944 

Description: Men stand among machines on the assembly floor in one of the International Harvester Company's engineering shops. The original caption reads, "Assembly flo...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

Date: 1925-11-25 

Description: An International truck used by the Excelsior Laundry Company is parked along a street in front of a monument for the Fort Dearborn massacre. The lettering...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Accelerated weather testing machine used to test the durability of paint in the McCormick Works (factory) Paint Department.

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drills Catalog

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Hoosier line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machine...

Date: 1919-06-27 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental motor cultivator with a mounted ensilage cutter(?). A Deering grain binder is in the background.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A male factory worker is dwarfed by a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.


Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on translucent plastic, of a design for a ring with seven gemstones. Cards such as this were used as sales samples by the artist for...

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

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