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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman moves a curtain out of the way of an electrical fan sitting on a desk. Near the fan are some books, a floral arrangement, and a notepad. Outdoors,...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Factory workers inspecting cylinders for Farmall F-12 tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the comforts and safety of the two Americas, the screw passenger cruise vessels, the "North American" and "South American".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of International Harvester's Weber Works factory building in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, when...

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers at a canvas machine at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Date: 1907-03 

Description: The engine of a train stopped at a crossroad, possibly near International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...

Photograph

Elizabeth Mills

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Description: Studio portrait of Elizabeth Mills in large, feathered hat. She is the daughter of Arthur Mills and granddaughter of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1906-08-17 

Description: A man is standing on a railroad loading dock near a factory building, probably the McCormick Works. He is dressed in dark pants, a light colored shirt, sus...

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Date: 1930 

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

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

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