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WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

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...

Schmidt and Glade Brewers

Date: 1870
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Mrs. John H. Kinzie

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. John Kinzie, born Juliette Augusta Magill (1808-1870), author of "Wau-Bun," from an oil painting made in 1855 by G.P.A. Healey.

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...

Amalgamated Lithographers of America Dance

Date: April 24 1948
Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.

Clarence Darrow

Date: January 17 1917
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clarence Darrow, signed by Darrow and embossed by photographer Mabel Sykes.

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...

Cyrus McCormick's Reaper Patent

Date: 1834
Description: Press release image compiled by the International Harvester Company. The image includes "excerpts of the patent grant from the U.S. Patent Office to Cyrus...

"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...

Titan Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1919
Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...

Workers Celebrate War Production at McCormick Works

Date: May 25 1944
Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Poster Illustrating Introduction of Navistar Brand

Date: 1986
Description: Poster introducing the "Navistar" brand name. Features illustrations of logos and/or trademarks that preceded the change, including the "triple diamond".

McCormick Rush Street residence interior

Description: Interior view of the McCormick family residence on Rush Street, showing a piano in the left-hand foreground. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick a...

McCormick Rush Street Home Exterior

Date: 1879
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Aerial View of Tractor Works

Description: Aerial view of an International Harvester farm machinery manufacturing plant.
Magazine or Periodical

International Harvester Logo with Corn Stalk

Date: January 1910
Description: Back cover of "Harvester World" magazine. Features the International Harvester logo composed of wheat and corn stalks.
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907
Description: Front cover of "McCormick Line" farm implement catalog, showing a piece of rope with the title written on it in red and green, against a blue, cloudy sky.
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907
Description: Illustration from an International Harvester McCormick line catalog showing the McCormick name in script superimposed over a globe of the earth.

Sterling Threshers Back Cover with IH Trademark

Date: 1915
Description: Tan-colored back cover of Sterling Threshers catalog with a green International Harvester trademark logo that reads: "Look For This Trade Mark On The Genui...

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