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Description: Factory workers look at safety posters hung on a bulletin board at the McCormick Works.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...
Description: Female workers inserting wooden slats into canvas for grain binders in the McCormick Works Twine Mill. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Ma...
Description: Two factory workers at the West Pullman Works install cork insulation in a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.
Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Hemp or sisal fiber piles on the floor of International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill as it is processed through spreading machines. The mill was locate...
Description: The original caption reads, "Comely Chicago models Dianne Trunda (left) and Joyce Szulc (right) help Earl A. Comerford, manager, agricultural and consumer...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Workers assembling wagon and farm truck wheels the wood shop and wheel room of International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: Waist-up, seated portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen holding her son, William O. Petersen. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar, and a beaded neckl...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...
Description: Factory workers crate McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors for shipment at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Annually, thousand...
Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.
Description: Elevated view of a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor and a harvester-thresher (combine) on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century...
Description: A man working on a mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Description: Workers machining parts with belt-driven lathes, presses, and other machinery in a machine shop at McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McC...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...
Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.
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