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McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
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Kleinstueber Machine Shop

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Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...
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Machine Operator at IHC Deering Works

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Description: Man working with a large grinder at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902,...
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Machining Parts at Rock Falls Works

Date: 1930
Description: Factory worker machining implement parts at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. The factory was owned by the Keystone Manufacturing Company until 1...
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Machine Shop at Akron Works

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Description: Workers in a machine shop(?) at International Harvester's Akron Works. The factory was devoted primarily to the manufacture of trucks. The works originally...
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International Harvester Milwaukee Works Machining Plant

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Description: Grinder room filled with cartloads of parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 19...
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Worker Machining Gear Wheels at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works

Date: 1914
Description: Factory worker operating a gear cutting machine at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The gears were used for Lily cream separators. The factory wa...
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Workers Machining Parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works

Date: 1914
Description: Factory workers using metal lathes to machine parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company...
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Hamilton Works Tool Room

Date: August 1909
Description: Workers using a large industrial press to manufacture parts in the tool room of International Harvester's Hamilton Works in Ontario, Canada.
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Female Worker Operates Stub Lathe

Date: October 01 1945
Description: Female worker using a stub lathe to turn, face, groove and "chamfer" chain-tightener sprockets at International Harvester's East Moline Works. The sprocket...
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McCormick Works(?) Machine Shop

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

Date: 1948
Description: Workers processing sisal at a factory in the Philippines. The factory likely was owned by the International Harvester Company as part of its twine producti...
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Worker Machines Castings at IHC Milwaukee Works

Date: 1916
Description: Worker machining castings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before 1902.
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Women Machining Cream Separator Parts at Milwaukee Works

Date: 1918
Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...
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Working on tractor parts at Tractor Works

Date: December 11 1924
Description: Factory worker tending to a crankshaft for a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
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Welding a Wheel at IHC Tractor Works

Date: 1929
Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
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Sparks Fly at IHC Tractor Works

Date: 1935
Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.
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Hawkins Mine Employee

Date: 1945
Description: Worker at a Hawkins Mine machine shop checking a measurement on a large casting under a trouble light. Hawkins Mine was a subsidiary of International Harve...
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Workers Make Molds for Castings at McCormick Works foundry

Date: May 09 1936
Description: Workers making molds for castings with new sand conveyor units inside the foundry of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was bui...
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Workers Shaping Metal Bars for Frame

Date: May 28 1930
Description: Two International Harvester factory workers using a large pneumatic vise to form frame components. The scene may be at the company's Auburn (formerly Osbor...

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