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Site preparation for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Site preparation for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Site preparation for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Excavation work begins for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in…

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Foundation work begins for the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Supplies are gathered for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in…

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Brick walls of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois go up. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Foundation walls go up for the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Site work for the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction crews start work on the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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The first walls of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois begin to rise. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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The first walls of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois begin to rise. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Workers survey progress on the walls of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Metal studs are placed for construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Metal studs are placed for construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Metal studs are placed for construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1068 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1069 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1070 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1071 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1072 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1073 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1074 96 dpi wm.jpg
Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Metal joists and beams are placed in the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

2017.43.1076 96 dpi wm.jpg
Concrete floors are poured in construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in…

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Windows are installed in the first floor brick walls of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper…

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The new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois begins to be enclosed with siding and roofing materials. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper…

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An interior view of the under construction Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Pouring concrete on the inside of new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Pouring concrete on the inside of new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Interior construction of the new Roper Whitney Company building located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. A worker appears to be working on building out the forms for the concrete flooring.

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Interior construction of the new Roper Whitney Company building located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. A worker appears to be working on reinforcing the concrete flooring.

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A welder works on the interior construction of new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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The ground breaking ceremony for the new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. C. Lawrence Sherman, President of Whitney Tool Company stands at the far right. The company became a subsidiary of Roper…

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The ground breaking ceremony for the new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. C. Lawrence Sherman, President of Whitney Tool Company stands at the far right. The company became a subsidiary of Roper…

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The ground breaking ceremony for the new Roper Whitney Company Plant located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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Construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. Construction began in 1967 and was completed in April 1968. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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African-American man using an industrial sweeper to clean the floors of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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An African-American man using an industrial sweeper to clean the floors of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company Plant on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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A man uses a smoothing machine on fresh concrete during construction of the Whitney Metal Tool Company building located on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois. The company became a subsidiary of Roper Industries in 1961.

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A proof sheet with two views of the framing of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet with two views of the framing of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet with five views of the roofing process on the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet with five views of the roofing process on the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet with six photos of the installation of metal walls around the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet of twelve photos of walls being built and concrete being smoothed at the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet of twelve photos of the construction of the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.

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A proof sheet of twelve photos of the pipelaying for the new Whitney Metal Tool Company building on Huffman Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois.
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