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Men Unloading Sisal Fiber at IH Twine Mill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Men Unloading Sisal Fiber at IH Twine Mill

Men Unloading Sisal Fiber at IH Twine Mill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three factory workers unload bundles of sisal fiber (fibre) from a train at an International Harvester twine mill. A note with the companion photo to this image reads: "Unloading fiber at an International Harvester twine mill from various parts of the world -- from Mexico, Cuba, Africa, Brazil, Haiti, the Philippine Islands, Central America, and elsewhere. This variety of sources provides fibers to produce the proper blends required to make baler and binder value to the IH quality standard."
DESCRIPTION
Three factory workers unload bundles of sisal fiber (fibre) from a train at an International Harvester twine mill. A note with the companion photo to this image reads: "Unloading fiber at an International Harvester twine mill from various parts of the world -- from Mexico, Cuba, Africa, Brazil, Haiti, the Philippine Islands, Central America, and elsewhere. This variety of sources provides fibers to produce the proper blends required to make baler and binder value to the IH quality standard."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:59422
Creation Date: 1948
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
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County:
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Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Mcc Mss 7Z Album 804 pg. 46
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See Image ID 59424 for a related image.
SUBJECTS
Agriculture
Hats
Work clothes
Agricultural machinery industry
Men
Cargo handling
Railroad cars

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