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Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker sits on a stool to work with metal parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Factory workers with tractors on the end of the Farmall assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989). The granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, Alma and her husband Dr. William F....

Date: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.


Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...


Description: Wash room in the paint shop at International Harvester's Deering Works. Paint-splattered clothes are hanging outside the room.

Date: 1930-06-04 

Description: Cyrus McCormick III drives the 200,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Gathered for...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man in a suit and hat looks on as another man in an International Harvester shirt demonstrates a Sun Motor Tester at International Harvester's Education...


Harry O. Bercher

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Portrait of Harry O. Bercher (1906-1997), International Harvester executive. Bercher began working for IH in 1928. In 1945 he became General Manager of the...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on grey cardboard of a design for a ring featuring a large pearl. The mounting, of white gold or platinum, features smaller stones and a bowknot...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Date: 1934-12-11 

Description: Worker spray painting a Farmall F-12 tractor while others attach rear wheels along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Madison chairman of the Wisconsin delegation to the Democratic National Convention stands between two pages — Marilyn Mayer from Il...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers operating machines to insert wooden slats into binder canvas at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by...

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