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Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Row of sinks in the employee washroom of International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Mary Lou Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Three female factory workers inspect 40-millimeter artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: C.R. Rogers, chief engineer of International Harvester Company's Gas Power Engineering Department, sits behind a desk. The original caption reads, "C.R. Ro...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A man working on a mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1912-05-16 

Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Three women perform secretarial work in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

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

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.

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"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Portrait of a young woman posing wearing a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesti...

Date: 1949 

Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker riding a McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractor off an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers sewing canvas side folds on binder aprons at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

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