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Date: 1916-08-03 

Description: A man in worn overalls and a dark cap is standing outside a brick building. The man is most likely a factory worker at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1907-08-29 

Description: Elevated view of workers with a rail cart full of stock lumber in the lumberyard at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was o...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

Date: 1933-06-03 

Description: Farmall tractor and mounted experimental cotton-picker on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The cot...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard depicting a design for an Art Deco bracelet. There are large circular links of a smooth blac...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing in a sunlit path in Garfield Park.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Date: 1918 

Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.

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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.

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Mrs. Roland C. Ellis pins a Wisconsin button on attorney Fred Risser of Madison at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. Looking on at left is Sta...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawings on ecru paper of eight different designs for brooches. Stones of various shapes and colors are shown in geometric mountings with foli...

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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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: 1934 ca.

Description: William O. Petersen, in a costume (Tracht) of Bavarian or Tyrolean style, poses seated on a bench with his arm around a small dog. He is wearing short lede...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers cutting pieces of sheet metal at Internaitonal Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 190...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

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