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Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.

Date: 1912 

Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Madison chairman of the Wisconsin delegation to the Democratic National Convention stands between two pages — Marilyn Mayer from Il...

Date: 1972 

Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated room with fireplace at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in...

Date: 1931 

Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the showroom at International Harvester's General Office demonstrating the features of the Farmall Fast-Hitch. The exhibit features a Farmall Su...

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Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Photograph

IH Teletype Room

Date: 1937 

Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1925 

Description: Man working on reels of 35mm film for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

Date: 1922 

Description: Advertising poster for the International 15-30 Tractor. The ad points out features of the tractor, and mentions the "Engine has ball bearing crankshaft wh...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Feed Grinder Catalog

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC feed grinders featuring a color illustration of an engine-driven feed grinder.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard depicting a design for an Art Deco bracelet. There are large circular links of a smooth blac...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering "triple power tractors," including the Farmall, the 10-20, and the 15-30. Includes a color illustration of a farm...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man seated in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck operated by the University of Chicago Press. The truck is parked outside of a brick build...

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