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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...
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Log Drive

Date: 1913
Description: Two businessmen visiting a log drive along the Wisconsin River. They stand atop a log holding peavey hooks.
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American Inventors

Date: 1900
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
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Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. Family Portrait

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Description: Formal studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., his wife, and their two sons. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company from...
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Chanticleer Building

Date: February 21 1930
Description: Chanticleer Orchestra managers, each with a dog at his side, sit on the front steps of a building with an awning overhead that reads "Chanticleer."
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McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1895
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...
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The Ringling Brothers Poster

Date: 1905
Description: A Ringling Brothers poster of "Kings of the Circus World," depicting Alfred, Al., Charles, John and Otto Ringling.
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Elks Cross Country Car

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Elks Magazine purple and white free wheeling Studebaker President 8 roadster convertible parked in front of the Elks Club, 120-124 Monona Avenue. The car's...
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Waters Motor Co. Used Car Lot

Date: March 19 1936
Description: Leon J. Waters stands in front of his used car lot at 746 E. Washington Avenue where he offered small down payments, easy terms, and good will. A small Tr...
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Charles Palmeri Receives Check

Date: November 03 1934
Description: Charles Palmeri, aka Pasquale, in an apron, receives a check from James Lewis, Special Deputy representing the street banking commission, to settle his acc...
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Japanese Businessmen

Date: April 11 1968
Description: Japanese businessmen visit an American manufacturing firm in South Milwaukee and pose inside a huge metal implement. The American firm is Bucyrus-Erie and...
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Office Environment

Date: 1926
Description: A businessman and his secretary at the desk in his office.
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200,000th 10-20 Tractor at Tractor Works

Date: June 04 1930
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...
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The 100,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 Tractor

Date: January 07 1928
Description: 100,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor coming off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The tractor came off at 10:32 a.m....
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Superintendent Inspects Engine at IHC Tractor Works

Date: 1930
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...
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Toy Chimp Robot

Date: June 06 1963
Description: Toy distributors for Ideal Toy Corporation introduce a new toy line to dealers.
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Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1866
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...
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Cyrus Hall McCormick

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Description: Portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercial...
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Cyrus Hall McCormick

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Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reap...
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Cyrus Hall McCormick

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Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). The engraving was made by H. Ritchie and was based on a painting by Cabanel. McCormick was a Chicago...

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