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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Workers pouring alloy into a stream of iron in the foundry of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blvd.

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works assemble a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler. The men are placing cooling coils and the...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers sewing canvas side folds on binder aprons at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1941-12-22 

Description: A female factory worker at West Pullman Works wears safety goggles to operate a "tapping machine." The original caption reads, "This photograph shows a wom...

Date: 1956-09-09 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Three women perform secretarial work in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1926-04-08 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 7 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. Original caption reads: "This machine was designed for hillside use and was sold ex...

Date: 1947 

Description: Sign for International Harvester's Melrose Park Works (factory). The sign includes the IH logo and advertises diesel engines and crawler tractors (TracTrac...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1919-06-27 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental motor cultivator with a mounted ensilage cutter(?). A Deering grain binder is in the background.

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

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