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Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.
Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to Republican Party National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Assemblyman Ernest Heden, Ogema (left), and Orin Angwall, Marinette...
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.
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...
Description: Factory workers stand at tables while working to assemble farm equipment at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.
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...
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...
Description: "Inter-City Fun Fest" dance sponsored by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Chicago's Mrs. Peggy Schabert dances with Mr. Gil Naps, Milwaukee.
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...
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.
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."
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...
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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