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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: A factory worker loads bags of twine onto a conveyor belt, while another waits at the top of the pile to stack the twine in a storage space, possibly at th...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...
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.
Description: Workers inspect calendars and mailing folders printed on large presses at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's in-house print shop. After the company...
Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Description: Large storage area containing pieces of canvas for agricultural implements at the McCormick Works (factory). The bins in the right foreground of the image...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A standing full-length cabinet card portrait of William Conrad Seipp, the oldest son of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He rests his left forearm on an ornate...
Description: A male and a female factory worker operate machines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.
Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.
Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads:
"THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...
Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School viewing a replica of the original McCormick Reaper at the International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago Mus...
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...
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