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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

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Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

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Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: William Proxmire chats with fellow delegate Edna Bowen on the floor of the National Democratic Convention. Proxmire, then an assemblyman, was making his fi...

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Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of advertising catalog for the Milwaukee line of IHC harvesting machines. Cover features a chromolithograph scene of a field, hills, and a risi...

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Plano Works Factory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Buildings, a watertower, and smokestacks at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

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Weber Works Shop

Date: 1910-01-10 

Description: Workers cutting wooden spindles with a rotating saw at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Comp...

Date: 1937 

Description: International Harvester Vice President C.R. McDonald stands in Sidney G. McAllister's office.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker cuts spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man uses an International I-12 tractor to move a TWA plane marked "The Lindbergh Line" along a tarmac. A man is looking out of the window of the plane be...

Date: 1903 

Description: Dining hall at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 1902. The staff of the d...

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Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

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