Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...
Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.
Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.
Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...
Description: Sailors passing cases of bottled Coca-Cola (soda) from an International truck to a ship docked at Chicago. City skyline in background.
Description: Mr. Kuss of International Harvester's Chicago North Side Branch with an International model D-2-M truck with a 102-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. Mr. Kus...
Description: A factory worker loads bags of twine onto a conveyor belt, while another waits at the top of the pile to stack the twine in a storage space, possibly at th...
Description: Poster for the 1934 "Century of Progress" World's Fair in Chicago showing a woman surrounded by abstract representations of the sights and sounds of the fa...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.
Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.
Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.
Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...
Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Factory worker hardens tractor parts in "one of a battery of gas-fired box type heat treating furnaces."
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706