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McCormick Reaper Exhibit at "Century of Progress"

McCormick Reaper Exhibit at "Century of Progress" | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair exhibit. A portrait of Cyrus McCormick and photos of his factories appear in the background. The reaper replica was most likely produced for the "reaper centennial" in 1931.
DESCRIPTION
Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair exhibit. A portrait of Cyrus McCormick and photos of his factories appear in the background. The reaper replica was most likely produced for the "reaper centennial" in 1931.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:6594
Creation Date: 1933
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, Box 138, Album 365, pg. 155
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"A Century of Progress" was the name given to the 1933 World's Fair, held along the lakefront of Chicago from June 1-November 1, 1933, and May 26-October 31, 1934.
SUBJECTS
Agricultural exhibitions
Dresses
Implements, utensils, etc.
Exhibitions
Indoor photography
McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884
Women
Fairs
Inventions
Signs and signboards
Models

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