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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Workers manufacturing wooden wagon components inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. One worker is drilling holes in wooden pieces. The factor...

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors apply bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. Two...

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Date: 1927 

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,...

Photograph

Medical Tent

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Medical tent with what appears to be a patient in a bed, and doctor standing near a medical cabinet. The photograph is part of an album devoted to Internat...

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: The superintendent of International Harvester's 20 mm gun and war production plant, J.E. Harris sits at a desk. Original caption reads: "As a veteran of Wo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A factory worker adjusts a mechanical lubricator at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Roger J. Crise. Crise was born in Letts, Indiana on September 15, 1913. He served as Corporate Accounting Administrator at the I...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: An African American worker driving a partially assembled International 8-16 tractor on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another...

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Photograph

Marie Lefens

Date: 1910 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marie Seipp Lefens, one of the daughters of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp with his first wife, Maria Josepha Teutsch. She i...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

Date: 1949-03-10 

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

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Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Photograph

Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

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