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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three women and a man dumping the beans they've picked into wooden containers at a vegetable garden northwest of Chicago.

Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...


Clarence Darrow

Date: 1917-01-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clarence Darrow, signed by Darrow and embossed by photographer Mabel Sykes.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Ed Nix, Eau Claire, left, chairman of Wisconsin Young Democrats, and Sen. William Draheim, Neenah, a delegate at large, talk it over at the Democratic Nati...

Date: 1929 

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


Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine mill with shipping platform at the McCormick Reaper Works, just after construction. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Date: 1915-04-01 

Description: Forlorn-looking old man in suit and hat with his back against a brick wall. The man is likely an employee at International Harvester's Osborne Works. One o...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering manure spreader. Includes color illustrations of farmers using horse-drawn and tractor-drawn manure spreaders....

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Workers handling spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and was owned by the Weber...


Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1936-02-03 

Description: A man helps children get into an International C-1 school bus (station wagon). In the background is a large brick building.

Date: 1923-04-12 

Description: Workers lowering McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractors onto railroad cars for shipment using an overhead crane at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Paul Kane, chief engineer at International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department, sits behind a desk.

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Date: 1931 

Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1933 

Description: Armed officers and an armored truck owned by the Brinks Express Company outside the Italy building at the Chicago World's Fair "Century of Progress" exhibi...

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors entering the trailer of International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1937-03-29 

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

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