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Date: 1925 

Description: Rear view of men and women sitting in wooden chairs viewing a lantern slide projection of a cow during a presentation by a lecturer from International Harv...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Date: 1910 

Description: Female factory workers stand around long tables in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works Canvas Department. Canvas is piled in r...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1917-05-09 

Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville."

Date: 1933-07-25 

Description: Native Americans in traditional dress test a harvester-thresher (combine) in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1956-08-16 

Description: View down row of chairs at the Democratic National Convention showing Mrs. Ethel McMurray of Stevens Point, and Richard McKnight of South Wayne, Wisconsin,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait in front of a large stone building with arches of members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 880 holding giant pennie...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women sitting in the library of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department.


Mrs. Anna Woodward


Description: Mrs. Anna Woodward, Kate Quinney's employer, seated in an electric car parked in front of a city building.

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Farm Annual

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of a farm annual for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm equipment. Features a color illustration of a woman in classical dress holding a...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses with her sons, Conrad, in baby buggy, and Edward, on tricycle, in front of their home at 1322 North Astor Street, in Chicago's...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers receiving treatment from of two doctors and a nurse in a medical office or hospital room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormic...


Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Catherine Schmidt, seated, (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her waist-length veil is secured...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman's face is visible through an opening in the after-body of an aircraft torpedo as she uses a tool to tap holes in it. The photograph was taken at In...

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