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McCormick Works Employees Threading Bolts

McCormick Works Employees Threading Bolts | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it became the McCormick Works of the International Harvester Company. The factory was located at Blue Island and Western Avenues in the Chicago subdivision called "Canalport." It was closed in 1961.
DESCRIPTION
Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it became the McCormick Works of the International Harvester Company. 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:9749
Creation Date:1900   ca.
Creator Name:McCormick Harvesting Machine Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:McCormick Mss 7z, album 90, pg. 92
Original Dimensions:14 x 11 inches
SUBJECTS
Hats
Work clothes
Child labor
Factories
Agricultural machinery industry
Machine shops
Children
Indoor photography
Blue collar workers

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