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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers work on a steel wheel at International Harvester's Plano Works. Factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls. Piles of...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) Millimeter Gun Plant operate a factory machine. Caption on photograph reads, "First machining of t...

Date: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1938-06-24 

Description: Factory workers tend to Farmall F-14 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, Queen of the Century of Progress exhibition, signing photographs at the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man uses a forklift to load a wooden crate onto a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers at stations in the Shredder Department at the McCormick Works.

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

Photograph

Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers making parts at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

Date: 1939-10-11 

Description: Engineering three-quarter view from left front of an experimental Farmall M tractor.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...

Photograph

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

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