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Date: 1937-04-16 

Description: A man at McCormick Works Twine Mill stands in between various rows of machinery to inspect a ball of twine.

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...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Photograph

Plano Works

Date: 1907-09-06 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1884-01-07 

Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...

Photograph

Men Stacking Twine

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A factory worker loads bags of twine onto a conveyor belt, while another waits at the top of the pile to stack the twine in a storage space, possibly at th...

Date: 1910 

Description: Female factory workers stand around long tables in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works Canvas Department. Canvas is piled in r...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers handling mower wheels during painting process in the mower wheel paint shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers inspecting assembled wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company u...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Roger J. Crise. Crise was born in Letts, Indiana on September 15, 1913. He served as Corporate Accounting Administrator at the I...

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: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1924-03-18 

Description: A worker in a factory, possibly McCormick Works, stands near three spools of chain which extend to the ceiling.

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker using machines to mill gear centers of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.

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