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Date: 1922-08-19 

Description: A man performs a ladder-climbing stunt in front of onlookers as part of the West Pullman and Milwaukee Works Fire Department Exhibition at West Pullman Par...

Date: 1943 

Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Detailed view of the front of an International ID-40 diesel industrial tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A man is pointing to the tractor...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Male workers stand at stations positioned along a wall of windows inside the McCormick Reaper Works. A belt-driven power system is suspended from the ceili...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Photograph

Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: An African American worker driving a partially assembled International 8-16 tractor on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another...

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

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: 1918-11-26 

Description: Factory worker stands at what appears to be a large press at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is labeled, "Williams, White & Co., Mol...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...

Date: 1923 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International municipal service trucks. Features a color illustration of a fire truck and part of a burning building s...

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drill Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Hoosier line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color illustration of a man in a field with a...

Photograph

Grant Park

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Grant Park and cars on the adjacent street taken from the International Harvester offices.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1952-07-31 

Description: View from above of police officers forming a line through striking workers near International Harvester's McCormick Works. Original caption reads: "Harvest...

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