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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1910-02-19 

Description: Eight gentlemen play billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Male workers in a printing room at International Harvester's "Harvester Press." Some of the men appear to be printing advertising brochures for McCormick-D...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Women workers operating twine balling machines at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The twine mill was part of the McCormick Works. The McCor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester'...

Photograph

Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1937-03-29 

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

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Interior view of the windows designed for the Keck-Gottschalk apartment building. The windows are angled open and the sun is shining through the exterior V...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man sits in an armchair with his feet propped on a bed, reading an International sales-engineering bulletin and smoking a pipe.

Date: 1922 

Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads in part: "New Blooming Mill, Wisconsin Steel Works. Photo No. 2 --...

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: 1937 

Description: International Harvester President Sidney G. McAllister sits at a desk in his office while Comptroller C.E. Jarchow stands on the left.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers stack bales of twine in a warehouse at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Workers testing paint for physical constancy, viscosity and weight per gallon in the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. Cans of...

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