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Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...

Date: 1935-08-06 

Description: Two factory workers at the West Pullman Works place an inner steel box into a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: An African American worker driving a partially assembled International 8-16 tractor on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Saws blades and machinery in a saw blade sharpening and setting shop at International Harvester's Weber Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and w...

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: An factory worker in the Paint Department at McCormick Works discharges 100-gallon ball mills. Another man works in the background.

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Description: Workers spray-painting a wagon wheel inside the paint room at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers work on an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Southwest panorama of the McCormick Reaper Works factory and rail yard as seen across a canal. Workers can be seen unloading wood.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

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