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Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1912-08 

Description: The monoplane built by Carl S. Bates, an aeronautical inventor originally from Clear Lake, Iowa.

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West Pullman Works

Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works sit at tables in a large room to work with metal parts.

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Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for International binder twine. Features an illustration of the "Big Ball" of twine and the text "McCormick Reaper Centennial, 1831-1931...

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Safety Inspector

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait of a safety inspector at International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory).

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

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Moisture Controller

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Research engineer A.B. Welty stands next to the moisture controlling device at International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The...

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...

Date: 1911-01 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers standing between rows of parts bins at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

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North Clark Street

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Description: View of North Clark Street, including the Clark Street Theater. There is a horse-drawn wagon on the street, and streetcar tracks are visible.

Date: 1952-07 

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

Date: 1937-10-29 

Description: Men and women working in the 5th floor mail room of International Harvester's general office building.

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory interior at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works.

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors apply bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. Two...

Date: 1941-08-13 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an International I-4 tractor made in Chicago, Illinois for the United States government.

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