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Workers Celebrate War Production at McCormick Works

Workers Celebrate War Production at McCormick Works | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1902. The factory was located at Blue Island and Western Avenues in the Chicago subdivision called "Canalport." It was closed in 1961.
DESCRIPTION
Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1902. The factory was located at Blue Island and Western Avenues in the Chicago subdivision called "Canalport." It was closed in 1961.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3568
Creation Date:May 25 1944
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Mcc mss GZ, Box 1249, Folder 3506
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery industry
War work
World War, 1939-1945
Indoor photography
Men
Women
Banners
Blue collar workers
Hats
Portraits, Group

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