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Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1943 

Description: A factory worker uses a Tocco induction process machine at International Harvester Company's Tractor Works. The original caption reads, "Operator readies o...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1941-03-25 

Description: Police officer and marchers from a Congress of Industrial Organizations (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) union clash outside Intern...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman and two men work with wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1910-01-19 

Description: Worker assembling the spokes of a wooden wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wago...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Small carts, stacks of lumber, and rail cars in a snow-covered yard at the McCormick Reaper Works. The original caption reads: "Foundry #28, Wheel Room, Bl...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker applies grease to a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon 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...

Photograph

1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers construct a 1,000,000 volt coil at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Operators cab of a Pawling & Harnischfeger crane at the Illinois Steel Co. warehouse in South Chicago.

Date: 1925-05-23 

Description: McCormick-Deering all-steel threshers loaded on railroad cars outside International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory). The factory originally belong...

Date: 1946 

Description: Farmall A tractors on an assembly line 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....

Photograph

Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1929 

Description: Workers installing the transmission in a crawler tractor chassis along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: Twenty-five members of the "Negro Farmers of America" tour a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The fa...

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