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Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...


Katherine Quinney


Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, standing on the shore of Lake Michigan with a ship in the background.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardening links for crawler tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

Date: 1947 

Description: Equipment on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers at International Harvester's Melrose Park Works. The foreground fea...

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...


Lobby Day

Date: 1987-06-04 

Description: Group portrait of the Service Employees International Union Local 880 on Lobby Day.

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Medical staff attend to male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mac...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mrs. Joseph Smith seated on a bench in Jackson Park. In the background are horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Armed officer stepping inside an International D-30 armored truck owned by Brinks, Inc.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Accelerated weather testing machine used to test the durability of paint in the McCormick Works (factory) Paint Department.


Men at Barber Shop

Date: 1940 

Description: Two men sit in chairs at an American Transporation Company barber shop while barbers clip and comb their hair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...


Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company type "AN" crane at the Western Avenue Pumping Station with men working on various levels of the structure....

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers in the core room at the Grey Iron Foundry at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory).

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...

Date: 1933-08-03 

Description: A group of young men ride in the back of an International truck used by the "Deseret News" of Salt Lake City, Utah. The truck is parked at the "Century of...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers testing(?) the binding mechanisms for grain binders at the McCormick Reaper Works. Loose hay and hay bundles are...

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