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Date: 1900 

Description: A factory worker faces away from the camera while standing on a wooden bench and uses a stick to reach into a furnace at the McCormick Reaper Works. Molten...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

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: 1935-06-18 

Description: Commonwealth Edison worker using a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with a loader to scoop gravel off of a city street. The loader was manufacture...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of vendors gathered in the South Water Street Market. Horse-drawn carriages and automobiles park in rows between commercial buildings on eit...

Photograph

Infant in Playpen

Date: 1931-08 

Description: An infant wearing a diaper stands while holding onto the rails of a playpen in the corner of a room. A lamp and an upholstered chair stand nearby. Toy bead...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

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.

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Men, possibly employees of International Harvester, playing baseball in a city park. The park appears to be Grant Park in Chicago, which was located across...

Date: 1975 

Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

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