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Description: "New" blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "View of 32" blooming mill, with manipulator in f...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men unload pieces of lumber from the opened boxcars of a train near the McCormick Reaper Works factory.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...
Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...
Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Male office worker, possibly the factory superintendent, posing in front of the office door of International Harvester's Weber Works.
Description: Worker guiding a new Farmall 20 tractor suspended from a crane onto a snow-covered railroad car outside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.
Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.
Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works at dusk. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1...
Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Cover of "The Chicago Seed", an underground newspaper, featuring Santa Claus crucified on a dollar sign. The landscape below is made from collaged adverti...
Description: A man who appears to be missing an eye siting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago...
Description: A factory worker uses a Bradley's Cushioned Hammer at McCormick Works.
Description: Close-up of a binder twine machine on display in the International Harvester exhibit of the "Century of Progress" world's fair.
Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...
Description: Factory workers work on an assembly line at West Pullman Works.
Description: Color photo of a group of children in jackets and an adult looking at a mural of endangered big cat species painted on a trailer. The painting was part of...
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