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Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color advertising illustration of a...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

Date: 1952-07-07 

Description: Jack Rouse of Baraboo (left), executive secretary of the Wisconsin Republican party, gets some advice from attorney Lyall T. Beggs of Madison. Beggs was a...

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue of a design for a pendant featuring a large faceted yellow stone. The elongated setting features a foliate design at e...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Three men use a lift to stack bales of bound fiber in a storage area, possibly at the McCormick Works twine mill. The company used sisal and hemp fiber to...

Date: 1914-11-09 

Description: Four men inside the clock and ticker room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A Chicago White Sox pennant is hanging between two of the clocks. T...

Date: 1930-06-30 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental tractor or "shop mule" identified as a "Slonniger tructor."

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...

Date: 1929 

Description: Workers operating machines at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The original caption reads: "use of photograph questioned by Industrial Relations De...

Photograph

Two Men Oil a Wheel

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Two men stand on what appears to be a factory floor, probably the McCormick Works, oiling a wheel. The man on the left is dressed in suit pants, vest and t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with a cut-out of...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Accelerated weather testing machine used to test the durability of paint in the McCormick Works (factory) Paint Department.

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