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Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, poses near a tractor in the International Harvester exhibit.

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: 1935 

Description: Workers grind pistons at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1974-05-01 

Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...

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Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men look through wooden shipping crates in a room at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Three factory workers look at a poster entitled "Departmental Quality Contest" at the McCormick Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

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West Pullman Works

Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works sit at tables in a large room to work with metal parts.

Date: 1935 

Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Factory worker Charles Coseniro(?) examines the contents of a box in a warehouse at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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: 1928-12 

Description: International Harvester employees standing around a Christmas tree and Santa Claus during an office party. Many of the workers are wearing party hats and s...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: McCormick-Deering Model 21 2-row corn picker mounted on a Farmall F-30 tractor in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a spreading machine in an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago. Fiber, possibly sisal, is piled on the floor...

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Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

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