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Date: 1900 

Description: A factory worker faces away from the camera while standing on a wooden bench and uses a stick to reach into a furnace at the McCormick Reaper Works. Molten...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

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...

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Photograph

Infant in Playpen

Date: 1931-08 

Description: An infant wearing a diaper stands while holding onto the rails of a playpen in the corner of a room. A lamp and an upholstered chair stand nearby. Toy bead...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Workers manufacturing parts in a forge shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and beca...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...

Date: 1934 

Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

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