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Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1912-08 

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

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1926-04-08 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 7 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. This model features a bagging platform located high on the machine and a single-whe...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Bluebell line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a woman encountering a bird an...

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker mills TracTracTor (crawler tractor) rear end housings in a machine shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Lower Reception Hall (basement) stairs of Cyrus McCormick, Jr's residence at 50 East Huron Street. The original caption indicates that the view is "leading...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Three-lane bowling alley at International Harvester's McCormick Works club house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One hot summer day the clown finds an ice cream maker. With teamwork and ingenuity, the Teenie Weenies climb into the bucket and return with pails and pail...

Date: 1929 

Description: Workers installing the transmission in a crawler tractor chassis along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Photograph

Women in Parade

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women, possibly International Harvester employees, carrying American flags and a company banner in a parade. The parade may be on Michigan Avenue in Chicag...

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

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