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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...
Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads:
"THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...
Description: Interior view of bowling alley lanes at the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.
Description: Cyrus McCormick, Jr., Cyrus McCormick III, and other International Harvester executives stand near a replica of the original McCormick reaper as a crowd lo...
Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...
Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.
Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...
Description: Mogul 15-30 HP kerosene tractor loaded on a railroad car for delivery, most likely outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Group of men and women, many holding American flags, on top of and around a wagon or an International truck on a city street. The truck has a banner which...
Description: Baseball players and bat boys for the International Harvester Plano Works baseball team. The team was part of the Harvester league.
Description: Men stand among machines on the assembly floor in one of the International Harvester Company's engineering shops. The original caption reads, "Assembly flo...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mogul 8-16, 12-25, and 30-60 tractors on an International Harvester test track.
Description: Man lounging against a full bookcase in an office area at McCormick Works in Chicago. A second man can just be seen behind the bookcase. A large dark room...
Description: A man at McCormick Works Twine Mill stands in between various rows of machinery to inspect a ball of twine.
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