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Date: 1898-12 

Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Men line up outside International Harvester's Weber Works building. The factory produced wagons. Two men look down from the third floor fire escape.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings from across a canal in Chicago, Illinois. After 1902, the factory became Internati...

Date: 1943 

Description: Female factory supervisors watch a man demonstrating a machine operation at the Women Supervisors' Conference held at International Harvester's West Pullma...

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1939 

Description: Men hold guns up to the driver of an International D-40 truck marked "Decatur Fast Freight" in a hijacking scene staged by the Chicago Police Department. A...

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester. Shows pull power hay presses featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers...

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: 1972 

Description: Four "Cameo Girls," saleswomen for the Cameo Retail Division of Bestline Incorporated, use brooms to sweep snow from a pink-colored International Transtar...

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1912 

Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Jesus, along with two other men, are on crosses. On the left is a group of men. One soldier wearing armor...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Freshly pressed clothing hangs on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

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Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....

Date: 1912-08-08 

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

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1926-10 

Description: Exterior view of stained glass panels and stone reliefs which decorate the doors at the entrance of the McCormick Works factory.

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