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Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harvester Company in 1902. There are railroad tracks in front of the gates. Some of the workers carry lunch pails, and some have bicycles.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harvester Company in 1902. There are railroad tracks in front of the gates. Some of the workers carry lunch pails, and some have bicycles.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2475
Creation Date: 1900
Creator Name:McCormick Harvesting Machine Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:WHI IHAA-0808
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
McCormick Glass Negative Series.
SUBJECTS
Horses
Chimneys
Water towers
Hats
Work clothes
Cities and towns
Factories
Fences
Land use, Urban
Agricultural machinery industry
Crowds
Men
Outdoor photography
Signs and signboards
Bicycles
Horse-drawn vehicles
Railroad tracks
Blue collar workers

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