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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

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: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Main stairway of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. This view is of the section of stairway from the first landing to the second lan...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

Date: 1910-10-04 

Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1919-02-26 

Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...

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: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.

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