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Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Partially assembled International 8-16 tractors lined up inside International Harvester's Tractor Works (?) (factory).

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1937-10-29 

Description: Men and women working in the 5th floor mail room of International Harvester's general office building.

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, poses near a tractor in the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory workers crate McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors for shipment at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Annually, thousand...

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: 1912-08-08 

Description: Toilet stalls in the employee bathroom at International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory).

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Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

Date: 1944 

Description: Arnold Batson works with natural and synthetic rubbers in the rubber laboratory at the Gas Power Engineering Department. The original caption reads, "Exper...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: North end of the Tapestry Room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s house at 50 East Huron Street.

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling machines at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1913-08-26 

Description: Portrait of a seated man wearing a white dressing gown, covered with a white blanket. He is resting his head against a pillow in what appears to be a domes...

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers inspect TracTracTor (crawler tractor) assembly at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service m...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen poses, seated in a chair, and his wife stands next to him on the left. They appear to be reading papers which Edward is holding. Behind the...

Date: 1934 

Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Machinery on a factory floor, most likely at McCormick Works. Workers are in the background.

Photograph

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

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