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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

Date: 1933-06-30 

Description: A man operates a series of phonograph turntables at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The turntables were likely connected to International Harvester...

Date: 1947 

Description: Tractors and farm equipment on display at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration at Soldier Field. Original caption reads: "Partial v...

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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing, on green paper mounted on a darker green cardboard, of a top and side view of a design for a white gold or platinum and diamond ring. The design...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1929-04-16 

Description: Elevated view of steam engine pulling railroad cars in the railroad yard at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: William Koppa uses a microscope to examine a specimen of steel. The original caption reads, "Micro-photography is employed at International Harvester's Gas...

Date: 1931 

Description: Rows of seats lead up to a arched stage outfitted with a piano and chairs at the McCormick Works Club House theater. The IHC logo is embroidered on the sta...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers loading and unloading wood at the wood stock yard of the McCormick Reaper Works. Men are working on both sides of the Chicago River. Rail cars and...

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Photograph

Warren J. Hayford

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Portrait of Warren J. Hayford, an International Harvester executive. Hayford was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of the company on June 15, 1...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

Date: 1928-05-12 

Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1856-12 

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: 1936-07-08 

Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.

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