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Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1943 

Description: Female factory supervisors watch a man demonstrating a machine operation at the Women Supervisors' Conference held at International Harvester's West Pullma...

Photograph

Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Photograph

Fireworks Stand

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Three boys purchase fireworks from the proprietor of a National Fireworks tent near Ogden Avenue. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Ag...

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite profile portrait of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under the Lincoln Administration.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen poses, seated in a chair, and his wife stands next to him on the left. They appear to be reading papers which Edward is holding. Behind the...

Photograph

Mary Lou Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Danger of Firearms

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A man sits on wooden outdoor stairs holding a firearm, while three children standing around him.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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: 1928 ca.

Description: Waist-up, seated portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen holding her son, William O. Petersen. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar, and a beaded neckl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Photograph

Two Boys and a Dog

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William F. Petersen, rear, poses on the lawn with an unidentified boy and a dog. Behind them is a low, fancy metal wire fence which encloses a garden near...

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1910-10-04 

Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

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