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Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...
Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...
Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...
Description: Advertisement sent to International Harvester dealers promoting the 1925 McCormick-Deering farm equipment calendar. The calendar features an illustration o...
Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...
Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.
Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.
Description: Full-length cut-out portrait of Bessie Wilson wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat.
Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.
Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.
Description: Native Americans in traditional dress test a harvester-thresher (combine) in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.
Description: Color photo of three men looking at a trailer with a woman posed on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralis...
Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: A female factory worker bundles wooden spindles with a machine at the McCormick Works.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Roen and Elizabeth Hart examining a combine (harvester-thresher) at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A mannequin is seated...
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