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Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1932 

Description: Interior view of the partially completed International Harvester exhibit building for the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago.

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Clarence Darrow

Date: 1917-01-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clarence Darrow, signed by Darrow and embossed by photographer Mabel Sykes.

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three factory workers look at a poster entitled "Departmental Quality Contest" at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers hand painting hundreds of McCormick mower main frames hanging in the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mach...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers in Carl Bates' airplane factory in Chicago. The history of Bates' various aviation enterprises is sketchy, but it is known that he built airplanes...

Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, laid with place settings, and tables and chairs set up for a banquet o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers feeding sisal or manila fiber into machines, most likely at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker handles metal parts at West Pullman Works.

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Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, poses near a tractor in the International Harvester exhibit.

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:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with a cut-out of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

Date: 1955 

Description: Portrait of William Rice Odell seated at his desk. A curtain on a window in the background bears the International Harvester Company logo. Odell graduated...

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