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Date: 1941-03-25 

Description: Police officer and marchers from a Congress of Industrial Organizations (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) union clash outside Intern...

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling tractors at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works in Chicago.

Date: 1934-03-21 

Description: Several storage racks stocked with hanging gears and machine parts fill a room at the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers and brick layers nearing completion of construction of the Twine Mill at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was...

Date: 1938 

Description: Right side view of Farmall F-14 Tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Slightly elevated view of women workers measuring, cutting and sewing sections of canvas for binder back curtains, combine hoods and curtains, burlap bags,...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1909-03-12 

Description: Four men stand outside of the Weber Works lumberyard. The factory produced wagons.


Pinstriping Binders

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers pinstriping hundreds of binder frames inside at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company befor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...


Plano Works Factory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Buildings, a watertower, and smokestacks at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Factory workesr stand in the "wheel room" at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

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