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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of men assist three men in diving gear on a boat on the Chicago River near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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: 1929 

Description: Factory workers at machines in the McCormick Works.

Date: 1918-07-09 

Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a man walking down a dirt aisle between rows of International Harvester crawler tractors (TracTracTors) in a factory - most likely Tractor...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers load a wooden crate marked "McCormick Folding Daisy Reaper" using a pulley system in the docks of the McCormick Works.

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posing around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men assembling binders at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1944 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1946 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works uses a centerless grinder in the ball bearing department. A man and woman work in the background.

Date: 1910-06-08 

Description: Two men dipping mower wheels in cream color paint at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers inspecting rows of IHC engines at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and...

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