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Date: 1912-05-16 

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

Date: 1917-08-22 

Description: Factory worker placing a piece of wood into a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1940 

Description: Men at the International Molding Machine Company factory work with core boxes after removal from the core blower.

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardens tractor parts in "one of a battery of gas-fired box type heat treating furnaces."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand with piles of sisal fiber used in the production of binder twine. The fiber is fed into spreading machines on the right.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

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Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AN" crane at the Western Avenue Pumping Station with men working on various levels of the structure....

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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Photograph

Safety Inspector

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait of a safety inspector at International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory).

Photograph

Pinstriping Binders

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...

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: 1943-01-13 

Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertisement from catalog featuring an illustration of the Jones Chain Mower, and a man using it in a field with a team of horses. Around the border are i...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

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