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Description: A group of 23 men from the McCormick Works Council pose for an outdoor photograph.
Description: The screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American", underway.
Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.
Date: date unknown
Description: Chicago and Northwestern train with the Chicago skyline in the background.
Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick surrounded by a fence made of stone and wrought iron. The home was built...
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...
Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Mary E. Smith standing at the edge of a water feature in Jackson Park.
Description: Caption below the illustration reads, "ON A CHICAGO BEACH in 1922 policewomen, patrolling the sands on behalf of morality, confront three offenders." Two p...
Description: Four engineers(?) gathered around an office table to examine a part at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: Factory Superintendent E.C. Lutz (center) and Assistant Chief Inspector F.H. Pfhol (right) look over a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor torn down for inspec...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: International Model M delivery truck parked in a Chicago alley. The truck was owned by C. Henry Bahrenburg Painting & Decorating on Fullerton Avenue.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: A group of spectators at the "Century of Progress" world's fair watch an International Harvester tractor pull a Firestone float down the "Avenue of Flags"...
Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.
Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...
Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads:
"THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...
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...
Description: Studio portrait of Warren G. Harding, the year he won the election for president of the United States.
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