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Description: Toilet stalls in the employee bathroom at International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory).
Description: Stationary engines lined up in a showroom at McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: A factory worker faces away from the camera while standing on a wooden bench and uses a stick to reach into a furnace at the McCormick Reaper Works. Molten...
Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...
Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.
Description: Female workers inserting wooden slats into canvas for grain binders in the McCormick Works Twine Mill. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Ma...
Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "General view of a portion of the new Wisconsin Steel W...
Description: A female factory worker at West Pullman Works wears safety goggles to operate a "tapping machine." The original caption reads, "This photograph shows a wom...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...
Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Female employees inside the teletype room at International Harvester's general office.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Advertising photograph of young girl in overalls and straw hat pointing to spot on a blank poster.
Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...
Description: Male and female factory workers use drills or drivers on metal parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: Male workers stand at stations positioned along a wall of windows inside the McCormick Reaper Works. A belt-driven power system is suspended from the ceili...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...
Date: date unknown
Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...
Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...
Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...
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