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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1910 

Description: Female and male factory workers operate machines in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works. The canvas was likely used for grain...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Bargaining Pointers

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The bargaining team for a newly-recognized United Packinghouse Workers local at the Agar Packing Company talk over strategy for their first contract talks...

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posed with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department a...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1936-05-09 

Description: Workers making molds for castings with new sand conveyor units inside the foundry of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was bui...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

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...

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Elevated view of men working at machines in an International Harvester engineering shop. The original caption reads, "Scene from International Harvester Co...

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