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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers feeding sisal or manila fiber into machines, most likely at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...
Date: date unknown
Description: Women's coats, hats and other belongings hanging in lockers at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Har...
Description: Workers cutting wooden spindles with a rotating saw at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Comp...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...
Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.
Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.
Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Flags hang above a McCormick Harvesting Machine display at what is possibly the World's Columbian Exposition (The World's Fair of 1893). A painting of a bi...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: William O. Petersen, in a costume (Tracht) of Bavarian or Tyrolean style, poses seated on a bench with his arm around a small dog. He is wearing short lede...
Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.
Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...
Description: Workers stitching and printing labels on burlap bags used to store balls of binder twine at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick w...
Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...
Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.
Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.
Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...
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