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Meat Cutters

Date: 1945 

Description: Unionized slaughterhouse workers of the P. Brennan Company of Chicago.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering corn planters, drills, and cultivators. Features color illustrations of a basket of corn and farmers using a horse...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International ensilage cutters, featuring an illustration of farmers using an ensilage cutter to fill a silo. At the bo...

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertisement sent to International Harvester dealers promoting the 1925 McCormick-Deering farm equipment calendar. The calendar features an illustration o...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Two factory workers stand outside firing booths to conduct testing at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardens tractor parts in "one of a battery of gas-fired box type heat treating furnaces."

Date: 1942 

Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: International Harvester factory workers hold signs as they picket while participating in a "steel strike" near Tractor Works.

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men and three woman standing behind a service counter at the cafeteria in International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). The clock on the wall be...

Photograph

Truck Washroom

Date: 1940 

Description: Men in a washroom clean an International truck used by Standard Freight Lines, Inc. The original caption reads, "Truck washroom. American Transportation Co...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

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