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Description: Professor Perry G. Holden (right) and George W. Anstrand sit behind a desk and look at papers.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Man working on a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Works. Two other workers and a fire escape sign are in the background.
Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...
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...
Description: Workers tending to McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Two young girls looking at a stuffed or mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Factory worker hardens tractor parts in "one of a battery of gas-fired box type heat treating furnaces."
Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers hand painting hundreds of McCormick mower main frames hanging in the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mach...
Date: 1915-12-25 ca.
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp, widow of prominent Chicago brewer and founder of Black Point Estate, Conrad Seipp, poses in her Chicago home with her nine grandchildr...
Description: A group of recently hired factory female workers receive their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for...
Date: date unknown
Description: Wicker chairs, pillows, table, magazines, a Victrola, and a medicine cabinet in the infirmary at International Harvester' Deering Works twine mill. The fac...
Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: Worker turning a wooden wagon wheel in a groove at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company...
Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...
Description: A woman moves a curtain out of the way of an electrical fan sitting on a desk. Near the fan are some books, a floral arrangement, and a notepad. Outdoors,...
Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....
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