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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

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Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...

Date: 1930 

Description: Female factory workers assembling parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Plano Works

Date: 1907-09-06 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The office staff of International Harvester's Weber Works poses beneath an American flag in front of the exterior office door. Weber Works produced wagons.

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker at a drill press in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1949 

Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.

Date: 1912-09-03 

Description: An experimental reaper(?) in a factory year, most like at International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago.

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NLRB Election

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Organizers for the United Packinghouse Workers of America hand out leaflets concerning an upcoming National Labor Relations Board election to be held at th...

Date: 1944 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.

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Description: Wash room in the paint shop at International Harvester's Deering Works. Paint-splattered clothes are hanging outside the room.

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers test binder knotters at the McCormick Works.

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