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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: 1933 ca.
Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses holding the 41.94 carat Emperor Maximilian Diamond, which he owned from 1919 to 1946. He is wearing pince nez glasses and a pearl tie...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...
Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...
Description: A male factory worker is dwarfed by a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."
Date: date unknown
Description: The dedication page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works assemble a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler. The men are placing cooling coils and the...
Description: Female workers operating machines to insert wooden slats into binder canvas at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by...
Description: An infant wearing a diaper stands while holding onto the rails of a playpen in the corner of a room. A lamp and an upholstered chair stand nearby. Toy bead...
Description: North end of the ladies' dressing room in the basement of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. The room was new, having been remodelle...
Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...
Description: Men assembling binder heads at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harve...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Factory worker Charles Coseniro(?) examines the contents of a box in a warehouse at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...
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