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Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1972 

Description: "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, sit in the cab and look through the windshield of a pink-colored IH CO-Tr...


Description: International Harvester's Deering Twine Mill. The twine mill was part of the Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until 19...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Portrait of Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947), son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Southeast panorama of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard and canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 19...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering grain drills. Includes an illustration of a farmer operating a Farmall Regular tractor and a grain drill at night....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Date: 1933 

Description: Elevated view of the American Legion Parade in Grant Park(?). The photograph was likely taken from the window of the International Harvester offices on Mic...

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Row of sinks in the employee washroom of International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from across the street of a man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlson Grocer. The truck is parked in front of th...

Date: 1935-12-30 

Description: Art Director G.V. Johnson of International Harvester's Advertising Department in Chicago, sitting at his desk.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...


Elsa Seipp

Date:  ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory workers stand at three heat-treating lines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.


Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising International Harvester kerosene tractors along muddy dirt road outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The billboard was cr...

Date: 1947 

Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

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