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McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
Photograph

Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1879
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
Poster

McCormick Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1876
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...
Photograph

Eilert Farm Equipment Exterior

Date: 1938
Description: The front of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The image appeared on the cover of a brochure titled the "McCormick-...
Print

Floor Plan of Eilert Farm Equipment

Date: 1938
Description: Overhead schematic of the lay-out of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The illustration appeared in a brochure urgi...
Photograph

Eilert Parts Department

Date: 1938
Description: The parts department of Eilert's Farm Equipment, showing bins and racks. Eilert's was an International Harvester dealership.
Photograph

Eilert's Sample Floor

Date: 1938
Description: Interior shot at Eilert's Farm Equipment Company showing the showroom floor. Eilert's was an International Harvester dealership.
Photograph

Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
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...
Poster

McCormick "Westward" Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...
Poster

Testing the First Reaping Machine

Date: 1883
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Illustration

Date: 1899
Description: Color lithograph color illustration from the back of an advertising catalog printed for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing an arch commemorat...
Photograph

Farmall Works Assembly Line

Date: 1952
Description: Factory worker tightening bolts on a Farmall tractor on the assembly line at International Harvester's Farmall Works.
Photograph

Farmall Works Assembly Line

Date: 1952
Description: Factory workers on the assembly line at International Harvester's Farmall Works. The men are working on Farmall tractors.
Poster

Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly Advertising Handbill

Date: 1858
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion reaper and mower produced by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly of Springfield, Ohio.
Photograph

McCormick Reaper Reproduction

Date: 1930
Description: Reproduction of the McCormick reaper of 1831. The replica was most likely produced by the International Harvester Company for the 1931 Reaper Centennial ce...
Manuscript

McCormick Advertising Handbill

Date: December 1856
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...
Manuscript

International Harvester Stock Certificate

Date: 1906
Description: International Harvester Company stock trust certificate.
Poster

"Midnight at McCormick's" Advertising Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...
Poster

Dodge and Stevenson Advertising Poster

Date: 1871
Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...

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