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  • Collection: On the Job in Illinois Collection
An unidentified Sara Lee employee fills aluminum pie tins on an assembly line with cinnamon roll dough.
Several men work on a construction project.
A contractor displays several warnings on his hard hat.
A female employee combs cotton gauze at Johnson & Johnson.
A forklift operator moves boxes of Cheerios houses in the General Mills facility in West Chicago.
A worker fills large bags with white cake mix at the General Mills facility in St. Charles.
A worker sets type at the La Salle Street Press in Chicago.
Several workers prep and paint the exterior of an American Airlines aircraft.
An unidentified ANCO employee takes his lunch break.
Employees work on bicycles in the assembly shop at the Schwinn Bicycle Factory in Chicago.
Photo caption: "Caskets move through Paint Room on conveyor for color and finish coat. Progress Industries, Inc., Arthur, Ill."
A man stands in front of a building pressing a button on a radiotelephone.Photo caption: "A product truly ahead of its time, the DYNA-T.A.C. portable radiotelephone system, first demonstrated by Motorola in 1973, is similar to a normal dial…
Workers take a metalogical sampling at the #4 Basic Oxygen Furnace of Inland Steel in East Chicago, Indiana.On verso: "East Chicago, Indiana 1970; Basic Oxygen Furnace "BOF" metallurgists. Metallurgical sampling at the #4 B.O.F.; Astra DD…
A United States Mail parade float featuring two men in postal employee uniforms in front of a large mailbox appears in a parade in Chicago on behalf of the United States Postal Service.
A woman uses the "Mailomat", a coin-operated postage machine, outside of a Chicago post office.
An employee scoops dry ice into a container on top of a piece of unidentified machinery at Chemetron in Chicago.
Two women sit on top of a power shovel dipper while two men stand behind a horse-drawn wagon and its driver at the side of the dipper.Photo caption: "Largest all-manganese steel power shovel dipper ever made, 15 cubic yards 37 tons, shipped Feb.…
Steve Carr, a photographer for "On the Job in Illinois", uses his Nikon camera to photograph himself the mirror of a vehicle.
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