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Date: 1923-02-16 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor.


Otto Schmidt M.D.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. Otto Schmidt (1863-1935), noted Chicago physician and husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt. He is wearing a dark suit and bo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Man lounging against a full bookcase in an office area at McCormick Works in Chicago. A second man can just be seen behind the bookcase. A large dark room...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertising poster for the International Harvester Low Spread Manure Spreader that "will enable you to cover properly the largest acreage" featuring a colo...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.

Date: 1952-07 

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


Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Entrance of an office building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market Street. The street around the building is full of rubble and appea...


Description: Composite paste-up intended to represent "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War with his bearer. At the Northwest Sanit...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers seal cork insulation between an inner and an outer steel box at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and automobiles on Michigan Avenue from a window in the International Harvester building. Grant Park is across the street.

Date: 1936-12-16 

Description: A man places a bag onto the bed of an International C-1 truck owned by the Chicago Rock Island Railroad. The truck is marked with the text "No.9" and "Wate...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering "triple-power" tractors, including the 10-20, 15-30, and Farmall Regular. Includes photographic illustrations of t...


Old Abe on Perch


Description: A wood engraving of Old Abe, Civil War eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated dining room at 675 Rush Street [?], the McCormick family residence.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

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