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Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Women workers operating twine balling machines at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The twine mill was part of the McCormick Works. The McCor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Three men use a lift to stack bales of bound fiber in a storage area, possibly at the McCormick Works twine mill. The company used sisal and hemp fiber to...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load (or unload) wooden shipping crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated room with fireplace at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Mogul tractors loaded onto railroad cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. A variety of parts, engines, implements, and tra...

Date: 1931 

Description: Lobby and cashier's desk in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men and three woman standing behind a service counter at the cafeteria in International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). The clock on the wall be...

Date: 1929-04 

Description: Professor Perry G. Holden (right) and George W. Anstrand sit behind a desk and look at papers.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers sitting at tables and standing in line to get food at a service counter in the cafeteria of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The cl...

Date: 1933-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering No.7 enclosed gear mower on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1931 

Description: Hallway leading to a fireplace in the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

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