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Description: A female factory worker operates a machine at West Pullman Works.
Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.
Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men assembling binders at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...
Date: date unknown
Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...
Description: A woman sits at a kitchen table wearing a visor, leaning over a book while a lit oil lamp sits nearby. Also on the table are a newspaper, additional books,...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A man stands in a warehouse beside bales of manila fiber used to make twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.
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...
Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.
Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....
Description: A man in a suit and hat looks on as another man in an International Harvester shirt demonstrates a Sun Motor Tester at International Harvester's Education...
Description: A man in an International work coat stands behind a counter and shows another man a binder with photographs of machinery parts. A storage area of machinery...
Description: A factory worker wearing eyeglasses is holding a metal part while standing at a large machine in International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.
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.
Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Factory workers look at safety posters hung on a bulletin board at the McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...
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