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Date: 1922 

Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.

Date: 1917 

Description: Two women and young girl gathering vegetables in the Deering Works vegetable garden. Original caption reads: "This garden furnished a bountiful supply of v...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Photograph

Strike Vote

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 25 voting to authorize a strike against the Wilson Packing Company. The authorization passed 10 to...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Stacks of large machine parts are in the foreground.

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Front of dinner menu for the "North American" for the season. Gives rates for cruises on the "North American" or "South American" between Chicago, Illinois...

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker mills TracTracTor (crawler tractor) rear end housings in a machine shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1907-04-17 

Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker manufactures wagon wheel hubs at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900) by the Century Publishing and Engraving Company. Leander was a younger brother of Cyrus Hall McCor...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The "Carousel Bear" sitting astride a Farmall Cub tractor at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers sit and stand along an assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1935 

Description: Factory workers with TracTractors (crawler tractors) on the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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