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Twine Mill Worker and Machinery

Date: 1900
Description: A male employee of the McCormick Twine Mill works with sisal fiber as it comes out of a finisher machine and piles into metal buckets. The machine is belt-...
Photograph

Child Worker Removing Twine from Machine

Date: 1910
Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico. Accompanying text reads: "No guard...
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Women Balling Twine at Deering Works

Date: 1915
Description: Female workers using machines to ball twine at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The Deering works was located at Fullerton and Clybourn...
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Women Working in Canvas Department of McCormick Works

Date: July 22 1936
Description: Slightly elevated view of women workers measuring, cutting and sewing sections of canvas for binder back curtains, combine hoods and curtains, burlap bags,...
Poster

Binder Twine Advertising Poster

Date: 1924
Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester's "Big Ball" twine. The twine was marketed under the "McCormick," "Deering," and "International" brand names...
Poster

The "Big Ball" Twine Poster

Date: 1927
Description: Advertising poster for the "Big Ball" of binder twine produced by the International Harvester Company. Features an illustration of a big ball of twine.
Poster

Binder Twine

Date: 1928
Description: Advertising poster for International Binder Twine. The Big Ball twine is shown along with a guarantee of its quality. The poster was made for use in the Un...
Photograph

Furniture Display Room

Date: December 24 1940
Description: Lowell Frautschi displaying fabric samples to a couple sitting on living room furniture at Frautschi's, Incorporated, 219 King Street.
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Kessenich's Silk Department

Date: July 18 1927
Description: Elevated view of Kessenich's Silk Department, 201 State Street. Two women are standing on either side of a counter in the right foreground.
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Kessenich's Linen Department

Date: March 28 1927
Description: Kessenich's linen department. A clock is on the wall above the entrance, and a water fountain is on the wall on the left..
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Manchester's Store Interior

Date: March 12 1947
Description: Manchester's, 2-12 East Mifflin Street, drapery department with a female clerk showing Koylon Foam for cushions to a young male customer.
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Marvalon Display Window

Date: July 24 1947
Description: Marvalon display window, H.S. Manchester's Incorporated, 2 East Mifflin Street, with a mannequin ironing a sample of Marvalon, "A tough plastic film reinfo...
Postcard

Rock River Dam

Date: 1908
Description: The Rock River Dam with the Woolen Mills building in the background. Caption reads: "Rock River Dam, Jefferson, Wis."
Print

Waukesha Woolen Mills

Date: 1880
Description: View of the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings. Caption reads: "The picture above shows the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings as they looked around 1880. At lef...
Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905
Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill.
Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905
Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill.
Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905
Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.
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Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill Company

Date: 1905
Description: Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill Company, established in 1890 by George Fairfield.
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Views of Oslo

Date: 1914
Description: Multiple views of Oslo. Some pictured are the woolen mill and the dam.
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Balling Machine in Operation

Date: 1905
Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

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