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Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Three-lane bowling alley at International Harvester's McCormick Works Club House.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

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Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of young men receive instruction in the apprentice classroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1935-08-06 

Description: Two factory workers at the West Pullman Works install cork insulation in a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...

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Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

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CIO Convention

Date: 1950-11-21 

Description: Elevated view of the annual convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations at the Palmer House hotel.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Cream separators on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

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Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1931 

Description: Interior view of bowling alley lanes at the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers inserting wooden slats into canvas for grain binders in the McCormick Works Twine Mill. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Ma...

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Description: Interior of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.'s first office at the Harvester Building on 606 S. Michigan Avenue. Mr. McCormick was president of the McCormick Harv...

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