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Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1941-04-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view of rows of Farmall A and Farmall B tractors in the Chicago Tractor works loading yard. Original caption reads " From: International...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Photograph

Deering Works

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fullerton Avenue side of the Deering Works (factory) building. Two cars are parked just inside the factory gate. Before 1902, the buil...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

Date: 1936-05-09 

Description: Workers making molds for castings with new sand conveyor units inside the foundry of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was bui...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Workers loading Farmall F-12 tractors onto railroad cars using an overhead crane outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory yard is cover...

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: 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: 1947 

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

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1948 

Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1908-07-22 

Description: Experimental McCormick "improved 8-roll thresher/shredder" in a factory yard, most likely at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: An International Harvester employee examines a component on the assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1928-05-12 

Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.

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