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Photograph

Man with Diploma

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing a suit holds up a diploma in Motor Truck Block Management from International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The diploma reads, "I...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...

Date:  

Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General William B. Franklin, a corps commander of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, seeing acti...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Date: 1919-02-26 

Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...

Date: 1940 

Description: Men at the International Molding Machine Company factory work with core boxes after removal from the core blower.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1923 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering Harvester-Thresher (combine) featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "Harvests and Th...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: International Model E highwheeler truck adorned with American flags, advertising banners, and a statue of a sprite named "Prospy." "Prospy" was a little ma...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Photograph

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Date: 1930-09-12 

Description: Engineering photograph of a "rebuilt" experimental one row cotton picker ("assembled on F-T-2517").

Photograph

Company Sales Room

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men sit around a table in the company dealership sales room. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicag...

Date: 1918-03 

Description: Man operating a Deering New Ideal binder pulled by a Mogul 8-16 HP tractor outside an International Harvester factory. The man is sitting in the seat of th...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat approaches the entrance to International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1960 

Description: Ralph H. Bonnell, delegate from the Republican Party of Massachusetts, admires the GOP mascot, an elephant, with another unidentified man at the Republican...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker at McCormick Works uses a hydraulic press to straighten malleable castings.

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date: 1929-08-09 

Description: Two men filling oil canisters from the rear of an International Mobiloil truck.

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