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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...

Date: 1922 

Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passing plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard is hanging on the wall in the background, an...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers on the loading platform in the Repair Parts Department at McCormick Works.

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Description: Wash room in the paint shop at International Harvester's Deering Works. Paint-splattered clothes are hanging outside the room.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Early McCormick reaper at McCormick Works. There is a white sheet hung in the background for a backdrop.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Photograph

Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: International G-1(?) truck carrying International Harvester Company women workers during World War I. The truck is decorated with flags and shields bearing...

Photograph

Christmas at Church

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...

Date: 1925 

Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: A line of horses entering the McCormick Works (factory) gate as a line of trucks and a tractor exit. The tractor appears to be an industrial tractor with a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on tissue, in a cardboard mount, of a design for a brooch in the form of a flower on a stem with two leaves. The flower is represented...

Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1916-02-17 

Description: Man standing holding up the front of a wooden cart loaded with metal parts outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built...

Date: 1925-11-08 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...

Date: 1938 

Description: A man uses a rubber-tired Fairway 12 tractor with a Roseman mower attachment to care for golf course terrain. Two men are working in the background.

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

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