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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: People watching a program in the "Agrisphere", an 80-capacity theater in a 40-foot-high geodesic dome in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry paid fo...

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: "New" blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "View of 32" blooming mill, with manipulator in f...

Date: 1925-11-08 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...

Date: 1947 

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

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Lillian Anderson

Date: 1933-06-30 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, sits behind the wheel of a Farmall F-12 tractor in the Internationa...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Alma Schmidt poses for a waist-up portrait on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen. She holds her bouquet of sweet peas and lilies of the valley....

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Men, women and children walk through the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. The exhibit included a tractor and the "Agrisphere,"...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers dipping wagon wheels in boiled linseed oil(?) at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wag...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1911 

Description: Pictures and diagrams mounted on a wall in a "new building" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The display was part of an industrial exhibit and d...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men and three woman standing behind a service counter at the cafeteria in International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). The clock on the wall be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1919 ca.

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

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Two factory workers stand outside firing booths to conduct testing at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "...

Date: 1944 

Description: Arnold Batson works with natural and synthetic rubbers in the rubber laboratory at the Gas Power Engineering Department. The original caption reads, "Exper...

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