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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...
Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...
Date: 1905 before
Description: A group of men sit at desks and listen to J. Newman from Deering Works give a lecture on electricity.
Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.
Description: Cover of the first issue of Harvester World magazine. Harvester World was a company magazine published by the International Harvester Company...
Description: Workers hand painting hundreds of McCormick mower main frames hanging in the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mach...
Description: Four men stand outside of the Weber Works lumberyard. The factory produced wagons.
Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.
Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls. Piles of...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Portrait of William Howard Taft, used in his 1908 presidential election campaign.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory workers stand amid machinery in the forge shop at the McCormick Reaper Works.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Man lounging against a full bookcase in an office area at McCormick Works in Chicago. A second man can just be seen behind the bookcase. A large dark room...
Description: Entrance of an office building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market Street. The street around the building is full of rubble and appea...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Three-lane bowling alley at International Harvester's McCormick Works Club House.
Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...
Description: Factory workers stand at stations apparently designed to test knotters for grain binders, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...
Description: A man stands on a railroad loading dock near a factory building, probably the McCormick Works. He is dressed in dark pants, a light colored shirt, suspende...
Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.
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