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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men pose on and around a large steam engine locomotive and mineral cars(?) in front of a factory with tall smokestacks. The side of the engine reads: "Calu...

Date: 1946 

Description: Rear view of group of employees sitting at tables to watch as an instructor demonstrates a lesson on a chalkboard at International Harvester's Education an...

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Cloverleaf manure spreader, featuring an illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn...

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertisement sent to International Harvester dealers promoting the 1925 McCormick-Deering farm equipment calendar. The calendar features an illustration o...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man working on a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Works. Two other workers and a fire escape sign are in the background.

Date: 1902 ca.

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....

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two identical cut-out images (one accented with red coloring) of two women in bathing suits and caps posing on a path surrounded by foliage, from a scrapbo...

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Portrait of man standing in office clothes just outside a factory door. The man was an employee of International Harvester, likely in Chicago.

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