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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

Date: 1934 

Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls. Piles of...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining the "Farm to City - City to Farm" display in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1933-06-03 

Description: Farmall tractor and mounted experimental cotton-picker on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. The cot...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming Mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads: "150' transfer conveying billets from 32" blooming mill table to...

Date: 1935-08-06 

Description: Two factory workers at the West Pullman Works install cork insulation in a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

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: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1946 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works uses a centerless grinder in the ball bearing department. A man and woman work in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.

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...

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