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Men Harvesting Hemp with Farmall H Tractor

Date: 1943
Description: Elevated view of two men harvesting hemp using a McCormick Farmall H tractor and hemp binder No.2. In the background are houses among trees.
Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1943
Description: Poster for International Harvester dealerships promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Features caricatures of Adolf Hitler and...
Poster

World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1943
Description: Poster for International Harvester dealerships promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Features an illustration of a smiling sol...
Poster

World War II Victory Garden Poster

Date: 1943
Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...
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McCormick-Deering Farmall H Tractor with Hemp Turning Machine

Date: 1943
Description: Slightly elevated view of farmer Axel Anderson in his barnyard on a Farmall H tractor with a hemp turning machine. The hemp turning machine was made by the...
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McCormick-Deering 123-SP Combine in Wheat Field

Date: 1943
Description: Slightly elevated view of farmer Ed Frey at the controls of a McCormick-Deering 123-SP combine on his 1400 acre farm.
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Joseph McCarthy as "Tail Gunner Joe"

Date: 1943
Description: Marine Captain Joseph R. McCarthy, later a Wisconsin senator, posing as a tail gunner during World War II in Douglas SBD Bomber. McCarthy was an intelligen...
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Civil Air Patrol Volunteer

Date: 1943
Description: Jesse C. Brabazon, a pioneer aviator from Delavan, Wisconsin, in his uniform as a member of the Milwaukee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.
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Bong on Leave

Date: 1943
Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...
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Performing Circus Elephants

Date: 1943
Description: A group of over twenty-six Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants, standing on their rear legs with front legs resting on the elephant ahead....
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International M-5 Half-Track Personnel Carrier

Date: 1943
Description: International M-5 half-track personnel carrier parked outdoors. Manufactured at International Harvester's Springfield Works for the U.S. military.
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Joseph McCarthy

Date: 1943
Description: Portrait of Joseph R. McCarthy in his Marine uniform, which appeared in his unsuccessful 1944 U.S. Senate campaign literature. Making the most of military...
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Stockpiles of Hemp

Date: 1943
Description: Original caption reads in part: "Stock piles shown were being built for Matt Rens Hemp Company for mill located on 120-acre farm near Brandon, Wisconsin. T...
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J. Leroy Farmer Hemp Mill

Date: 1943
Description: Field of shocked hemp with stock pile and J. Leroy Farmer Hemp Mill in the background.
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International M-5 High Speed Prime Mover

Date: 1943
Description: Army personnel pulling a 155mm howitzer with a International M-5 High Speed Prime Mover during a test or demonstration. Original caption reads: "This high...
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International-built M-5 prime mover

Date: 1943
Description: M-5 prime mover built by International Harvester for the U.S. military.
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M-7 Tanks

Date: 1943
Description: M-7 tanks built by International Harvester for the U.S. military. The tanks were produced at the Quad-Cities tank arsenal at International Harvester's Bett...
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Beaver Dam International Harvester Dealership

Date: 1943
Description: Exterior of Albert Kaepernick Jr.'s McCormick-Deering farm equipment dealership. A poster in the front window reads: "Throw your scrap into the fight!".
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Solomon Islands Men Standing on U.S. Marine Corps Truck

Date: 1943
Description: Men, natives of the Solomon Islands, standing on a U.S. Marine Corps truck made by international Harvester. Some of the men are holding rifles.
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Workers Assembling Gun Carriages

Date: 1943
Description: Workers on an assembly line at an International Harvester factory. The original caption reads: "assembling 57mm gun carriages."

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