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Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory and office workers sitting in the cafeteria at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Photograph

Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Entrance hall and main staircase of 675 Rush Street [?].

Date: 1931 

Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated dining room at 675 Rush Street [?], the McCormick family residence.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls. Piles of...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men hold a sign that says "Car No. 1 Manure Secured by Y.M.C.A. for Eighth Ward War Gardens" while standing on top of a manure pile in a railroad yard.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Workers handling spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and was owned by the Weber...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Lobby and cashier's desk in the McCormick Works Club House. In the center is a set of double doors. On the left is a flight of stairs. The Club House was d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated hallway leading to a room with a fireplace at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Photograph

Stewards' School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...

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: 1919 ca.

Description: Two workers dipping mower wheels in paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902. I...

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers assemble milk coolers at the West Pullman Works.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

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