1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors apply bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. Two...

Date: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: African American worker assembling a wagon axle running gear while a co-worker looks on at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was loc...

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage and seeding implements. Features a color chromolithogra...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1934 

Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.

Photograph

In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Children at play in a dirt alley on Chicago's west side.

Photograph

Marie Lefens

Date: 1910 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marie Seipp Lefens, one of the daughters of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp with his first wife, Maria Josepha Teutsch. She i...

Date: 1912 

Description: Cicero Field flight instructors Edward Finan (left) and DeLloyd Thompson seated in a Wright Model B airplane at the Chicago International Air Show. The pla...

Date: 1934 

Description: Poster for the 1934 "Century of Progress" World's Fair in Chicago showing a woman surrounded by abstract representations of the sights and sounds of the fa...

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date:  

Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.