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Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to Republican Party National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Assemblyman Ernest Heden, Ogema (left), and Orin Angwall, Marinette...

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 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three women and a man dumping the beans they've picked into wooden containers at a vegetable garden northwest of Chicago.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon (center) and a ring dove (left) on a downward sloping perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A woman stands in the garden by the corner of 675 Rush Street, the residence of the McCormick family which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron...

Date: 1910-06-08 

Description: Two men dipping mower wheels in cream color paint at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was originally built by William Deering...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A yard, barn, and a Deering combine (harvester-thresher) in the International Harvester farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardens tractor parts in "one of a battery of gas-fired box type heat treating furnaces."

Date: 1952-07-21 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Madison chairman of the Wisconsin delegation to the Democratic National Convention stands between two pages — Marilyn Mayer from Il...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of men walking into the Chicago headquarters of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Local 594, all employees of the Wilson Packin...

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertising poster for International paraffin engines. Includes photographic illustrations of the engine's agricultural uses as well as color illustration...

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