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Photograph

Otto Schmidt M.D.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. Otto Schmidt (1863-1935), noted Chicago physician and husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt. He is wearing a dark suit and bo...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads in part: "New Blooming Mill, Wisconsin Steel Works. Photo No. 2 --...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Portrait of Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947), son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1947 

Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two male factory workers look on as sisal fiber extends out of a finisher and piles in metal containers at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Date: 1907-07-19 

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail hoist with a 3-ton grab bucket in the engine room of the Wisconsin Steel Co., which was a subsidiary of the International...

Photograph

Assembly Shop

Date: 1944 

Description: Men stand among machines on the assembly floor in one of the International Harvester Company's engineering shops. The original caption reads, "Assembly flo...

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1924 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry H. Proctor Jr.? wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and tie.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers handling mower wheels during painting process in the mower wheel paint shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick H...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker wearing eyeglasses is holding a metal part while standing at a large machine in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: International A-8 model truck with a Fruehauf semi-trailer van and a 1907 International auto wagon on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

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