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Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory worker assembles machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machines are loaded on carts that roll along a track embedded in the fl...

Date: 1960-11 

Description: Progress on a "new mill" at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their machines at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...

Date: 1931 

Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

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Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two male factory workers look on as sisal fiber extends out of a finisher and piles in metal containers at the McCormick Twine Mill.

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: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

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Men Stacking Twine

Date: 1925-01-27 

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: 1915 ca.

Description: A factory worker adjusts a mechanical lubricator at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1915 

Description: Man operating a new International Titan 30-60 H.P. tractor outside an International Harvester factory.

Date: 1905 before

Description: A group of men sit at desks and listen to J. Newman from Deering Works give a lecture on electricity.

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