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Date: 1948-05-01 

Description: Striking members of Packinghouse Workers Local 392 in Baltimore getting ready for Children's Day on the picket line. Frank McCarty, of the UPWA, is about...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Intenrational Harvester's Steel Corn King line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a fiel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William R. "Bill" Kinney (1912-1978) behind the bar of the White Front Tavern. Bill and his brother Howard Kinney owned the bar from 1948-1956. Three unide...

Photograph

Worker Harassment

Date: 1955-06 

Description: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...

Date: 1935-09-26 ca.

Description: Plowing champion Carl Shoger with his trophies. Original caption reads: "Carl Shoger and his six cups won at Wheatland Plowing Contest."

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Man in a field operating a McCormick Farmall H tractor with attached plow, either at or near the company's experimental farm in Hinsdale.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Three Ideal Body Company employees standing on and around a car. Possibly in the Ideal Body Company shop on Park Street.

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: A man stands on scaffolding to work on the Boiler House at International Harvester's Quad Cities Tank Arsenal. Another man works on the ground beside a tru...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard of farmers operating grain binders in Mexico. Includes a color illustration of two grain binders pulled by oxen or cattle. Original caption reads:...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Date: 1932 

Description: Poster featuring head-and-shoulder portraits of Eastern district members of the 1931 Triple-Diamond Club, a group honoring top performing International tru...

Photograph

Packing Cherries

Date: 1924-07-23 

Description: A group of men and women pack cherries on a workbench made of planks and sawhorses. Wooden fruit crates are stacked in a truck and on the ground. There are...

Date: 1947-09-20 

Description: Fireman Chris Andersen is operating the radio at Central Fire Headquarters, 18 South Webster Street, dispatching fire trucks from his office.

Photograph

Filling Tire Molds

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a room in the Boone Tire Factory. Two men are removing a tire from a mold, one of many running along a conveyor belt inside the Boone Tire...

Date: 1927-06-17 

Description: A man loads logs onto the bed of an International truck in a wooded area while two horses stand beside the vehicle.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: A smiling Robert Doyle is transferred between two ships using a manila highline in a transfer-at-sea chair, also called a boatswain's chair. He is wearing...

Date: 1949-07-01 

Description: Bing Moy presses shirts at the steam press at Moy's Laundry, 112 N. Pinckney Street.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Catherine, Stanley and Sofia Pranica, a Polish family, harvesting cucumbers.

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