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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two workers dipping mower wheels in paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902. I...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Workers testing paint for physical constancy, viscosity and weight per gallon in the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. Cans of...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man uses an International I-12 tractor to move a TWA plane marked "The Lindbergh Line" along a tarmac. A man is looking out of the window of the plane be...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and automobiles on Michigan Avenue from a window in the International Harvester building. Grant Park is across the street.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental 8-16(?) tractor in a factory yard.

Date: 1936-12-16 

Description: A man places a bag onto the bed of an International C-1 truck owned by the Chicago Rock Island Railroad. The truck is marked with the text "No.9" and "Wate...

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

Photograph

Strike Vote

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

Date: 1944 

Description: William Koppa uses a microscope to examine a specimen of steel. The original caption reads, "Micro-photography is employed at International Harvester's Gas...

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Description: View down a street between high-rise buildings in the Board of Trade District.

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man in Native American dress sits atop a grain binder while a man in a bowler hat (possibly R. G. Brooks) looks on at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

Photograph

Irwin Silber

Date: 1975-04 ca.

Description: "Irwin Silber, an editor of the 'Guardian'", a radical weekly newspaper, speaking to an anti-war rally in a square near a large sculpture.

Date: 1926-10-16 

Description: International Model 63 truck operated by the Chicago-based Gordon Transfer Company. The truck is on a snow-covered street in what appears to be an urban, r...

Photograph

Clarence Darrow

Date: 1917-01-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clarence Darrow, signed by Darrow and embossed by photographer Mabel Sykes.

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

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