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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...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Slightly elevated view of women workers measuring, cutting and sewing sections of canvas for binder back curtains, combine hoods and curtains, burlap bags,...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1925 

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.

Date: 1943-01-13 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An undated photograph of a convention of District 1 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. A sign in the background bears a picture of President Fr...

Photograph

Men Stacking Twine

Date: 1925-01-27 

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1924-03-18 

Description: A worker in a factory, possibly McCormick Works, stands near three spools of chain which extend to the ceiling.

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...

Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1918-10-26 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1924 

Description: Factory workers handle chain in the chain department, possibly at McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 ca.

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

Photograph

Mrs. Alma Seipp Hay

Date: 1912 

Description: A seated, three-quarter length portrait of Alma Seipp Hay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a finely detailed gown and holds a...

Date:  

Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

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