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Description: Nurse writing at a desk inside an office at McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harv...
Description: Factory workers assemble mower or grain binder parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester'...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: An unidentified United Packinghouse of America member. He is wearing badges that identify him as an employee at the Swift Company plant in Chicago and the...
Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman and two men work with wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Factory worker assembles machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machines are loaded on carts that roll along a track embedded in the fl...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...
Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.
Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."
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...
Description: A man standing at a machine, in what is possibly the McCormick Works twine mill, handles bags, probably containing sisal to be made into twine.
Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...
Description: Three men use a lift to stack bales of bound fiber in a storage area, possibly at the McCormick Works twine mill. The company used sisal and hemp fiber to...
Description: Workers for the American Transportation Company in a highway dispatcher's office.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: A man views a model of an early header. Original caption reads, "This display of the "header", a machine that preceded today's modern combine, brings back...
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