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Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker sits on a stool to work with metal parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The dedication page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with...

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men stack bales of sisal fiber. Original caption reads: "Storing the Sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill."

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors applying bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. T...

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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.

Date: 1912 

Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester'...

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits behind a glass wall while operating a piece of machinery as part of an International Harvester display recruiting additional workers during Wo...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men working on a wagon truck inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. A completed Weber wagon and a large American flag are in the background. T...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date: 1940 

Description: An International D-30 automobile with a special bulletproof body parked outside the Esquire Theater. Two police officers stand near the vehicle and a doorm...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

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...

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