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Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date: 1937 

Description: International Harvester President Sidney G. McAllister sits at a desk in his office while Comptroller C.E. Jarchow stands on the left.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date: 1947 

Description: Men examine International power units and other machinery on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers. The exhibit took...

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Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General William B. Franklin, a corps commander of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, seeing acti...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

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Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Factory interior at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works.

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers assemble milk coolers at the West Pullman Works.

Date: 1929-01 

Description: The southeast corner of the dining room at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. According to the original caption, the paintings on th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman holds a metal case as a man stands leans against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most likely at Internati...

Photograph

Mary Lou Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works assemble a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler. The men are placing cooling coils and the...

Date: 1947 

Description: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Three factory workers look at a poster entitled "Departmental Quality Contest" at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Photograph

Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man who appears to be missing an eye siting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago...

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