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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental 8-16(?) tractor in a factory yard.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester'...

Date: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

Date: 1893 

Description: Libby Prison at the Columbian Exposition. Several carts, horses in front of the building.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A. Finkl & Sons Co. International Model "L-101" truck in front of the company building.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers use drills or drivers on metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Photograph

Workers' Protest

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a strike. A uniformed police officer looks on from the right. The workers are picketing ne...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers assembling engine components and tightening head bolts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the comforts and safety of the two Americas, the screw passenger cruise vessels, the "North American" and "South American".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Harvester-Thresher (combine) featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "Harvests and Th...

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....

Date:  

Description: Office(?) workers reading in the library at the Deering Works Club. In the background the librarian (seated at desk) appears to be checking books in and ou...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering all-steel threshers. Includes a color illustration of a threshing operation.

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Lynn Irwin of Madison, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Irwin, visits with Marbeth Miller of Marshfield at the Republican National Convention in Chicago....

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