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Date: 1926 

Description: A factory worker works on part of a mower or grain binder while other men work in the background at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

Date: 1934-12-11 

Description: Worker spray painting a Farmall F-12 tractor while others attach rear wheels along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two workers among hundreds of hay rake wheels stacked on a shipping platform next to rail cars at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory workers stand at three heat-treating lines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

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: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Small child opening a desk drawer containing a shining revolver (hand gun). The scene was staged for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depar...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes standing on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch...

Photograph

Women in Parade

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women, possibly International Harvester employees, carrying American flags and a company banner in a parade. The parade may be on Michigan Avenue in Chicag...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across street towards a boy and girl standing on the street corner across from the granite mansion built for Conrad Seipp at 3300 South Michigan Avenu...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Factory workers eating lunch outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company before 19...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two factory workers attempting to twist an implement part with large wrenches at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The part is resting on a crate...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

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...

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