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Photograph

Company Sales Room

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men sit around a table in the company dealership sales room. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicag...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1924-12-11 

Description: Factory worker tending to a crankshaft for a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Photograph

Harry O. Bercher

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Portrait of Harry O. Bercher (1906-1997), International Harvester executive. Bercher began working for IH in 1928. In 1945 he became General Manager of the...

Photograph

Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

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Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers drilling(?) parts at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and was l...

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers at a canvas machine at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Equipment on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. Equipment includes...

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Description: Four employees hoisting planks of wood onto large stacks with a portable electric winch in the stock yard at International Harvester's Deering Works.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 

Description: Illustration from an International Harvester McCormick line catalog showing the McCormick name in script superimposed over a globe of the earth.

Date: 1939-03-02 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall 3F tractor "with miscellaneous attachments."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speed presses stamp out core laminations for transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and man...

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