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Date: 1934 ca.

Description: McCormick-Deering W-30 tractor outside a factory.

Date: 1928 

Description: Front of Tuesday luncheon menu for the "South American" for season. Gives rates for cruises on the "North American" or "South American" between Chicago, Il...

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: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for New Racine Threshers sold by International Harvester featuring color illustration. Includes the text "Light Weight - Easily Moved fr...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's McCormick line of tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a tree-lined fi...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: A man wearing protective gloves shovels metal pieces into a radiant tube clean hardening furnace at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1929-03-23 

Description: Citizens look on as City of Chicago emergency personnel and others carry an injured boy at an accident scene. The event was most likely a staged exercise....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1915-04-01 

Description: Forlorn-looking old man in suit and hat with his back against a brick wall. The man is likely an employee at International Harvester's Osborne Works. One o...

Date: 1917 

Description: Two women and young girl gathering vegetables in the Deering Works vegetable garden. Original caption reads: "This garden furnished a bountiful supply of v...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1927-09-09 

Description: A group of 23 men from the McCormick Works Council pose for an outdoor photograph.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1915-12-25 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp, widow of prominent Chicago brewer and founder of Black Point Estate, Conrad Seipp, poses in her Chicago home with her nine grandchildr...

Date: 1946 

Description: Rear view of group of employees sitting at tables to watch as an instructor demonstrates a lesson on a chalkboard at International Harvester's Education an...

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