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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Workers assembling mowers along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1910-02-19 

Description: Three-lane bowling alley inside International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester Company in 1880...

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Medical staff attend to male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Mac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of belt-driven machines inside the "automatic screw machine shop" at International Harvester's McCormick Works(?). According the original caption, "al...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of men walking among crawler tractors (TracTracTors) inside an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory worker assembles machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machines are loaded on carts that roll along a track embedded in the fl...

Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Tractor Works for the raising of an American flag. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd., and wa...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Workers stitching and printing labels on burlap bags used to store balls of binder twine at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick w...

Date: 1934 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: A female factory worker bundles wooden spindles with a machine at the McCormick Works.

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Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

Date: 1927-03-21 

Description: Workers loading new folding stubble pulverizers onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Har...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago River near International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory). A sailboat, water tower, railroad cars and many industrial buildings line the shore...

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: 1929-08-09 

Description: Two men filling oil canisters from the rear of an International Mobiloil truck.

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