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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dock workers preparing boxed farm machines for loading onto a ship at the McCormick Reaper Works dock. The boxes contain McCormick Daisy reapers, New 4 mow...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Female workers using machines to ball twine at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The Deering works was located at Fullerton and Clybourn...

Date: 1918-03 

Description: Man operating a Deering New Ideal binder pulled by a Mogul 8-16 HP tractor outside an International Harvester factory. The man is sitting in the seat of th...

Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers milling around the factory gates at the Fullerton Avenue side of International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by Willi...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on translucent plastic mounted in a card, of a design for a ring with thirteen stones. It is labeled "No. 2" and the number 11079 appe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Date: 1928-01-07 

Description: 100,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor coming off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The tractor came off at 10:32 a.m....

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Photograph

Frank W. Jenks

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Frank W. Jenks, an International Harvester executive. Jenks started working for the company as a clerk in 1914. After a lengthy career with the...

Date: 1944 

Description: The original photograph caption reads, "Carl Mott, research engineer in International Harvester Company's farm engineering machinery department in Chicago,...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work at tables in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Stacks of parts are piled on the floor and a hat and coat hang from a...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925 

Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.

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