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Alexander Legge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Alexander Legge

Alexander Legge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Alexander Legge (1866-1933) with a pitchfork full of hay at a Thresher demonstration at International Harvester's Hinsdale farm. Men are milling around a tractor in the background. Legge was president of International Harvester Company from 1922 to 1929. He was vice chairman of the War Industries Board during World War I and later appointed chairman of the Federal Farm Board by President Hoover in 1929. He became president of International Harvester again in 1931 and remained in that position until his death in 1933.
DESCRIPTION
Alexander Legge (1866-1933) with a pitchfork full of hay at a Thresher demonstration at International Harvester's Hinsdale farm. Men are milling around a tractor in the background. Legge was president of International Harvester Company from 1922 to 1929. He was vice chairman of the War Industries Board during World War I and later appointed chairman of the Federal Farm Board by President Hoover in 1929. He became president of International Harvester again in 1931 and remained in that position until his death in 1933.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11477
Creation Date: September 20 1923
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Hinsdale
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:International Harvester Company corporate archives central file (documented series), 1819-1998
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, box 1050 file 17203
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 6.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image appeared in "Harvester World" magazine (Jan.-Feb. 1930, pg.7).
SUBJECTS
Agricultural exhibitions
Agricultural implements
Hay
Buildings
Water towers
Trees
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Farms
Agricultural machinery industry
Businessmen
Men
Outdoor photography
Tractors

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