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Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Tapestry Room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The view is of the fireplace on the north wall.

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

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Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1928-12 

Description: International Harvester employees standing around a Christmas tree and Santa Claus during an office party. Many of the workers are wearing party hats and s...

Date: 1947 

Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker at a drill press in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: African American worker assembling a wagon axle running gear while a co-worker looks on at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was loc...

Date: 1960-07-26 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Republicans stand for their portrait at a recption while attending the Republican National Convention. They are wearing buttons for "Byrnes for V...

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: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

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Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men look through wooden shipping crates in a room at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

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Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An undated photograph of a convention of District 1 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. A sign in the background bears a picture of President Fr...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Replica of Cyrus McCormick's original 1831 reaper on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. Scale models...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Three female factory workers inspect 40-millimeter artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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