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Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Conrad Seipp, Jr. (1883-1909), poses for a full-length portrait wearing a sailor suit in front of a tapestry background. He was the youngest child of Conra...

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man, who appears to be missing an eye, is sitting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in C...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker cuts spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man in Native American dress sits atop a grain binder while a man in a bowler hat (possibly R. G. Brooks) looks on at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

Date: 1916-08-03 

Description: A man in worn overalls and a dark cap is standing outside a brick building. The man is most likely a factory worker at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...

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...

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1930-12 

Description: Three-quarter length, seated portrait of Mrs. Edward Petersen with her grandson, William Otto Petersen (1926-2012). Mrs. Petersen is wearing a dress with l...

Date: 1928-09-20 

Description: Stream of factory workers leaving International Harvester's McCormick Works. A sign along the front of the factory reads: "'Quality is the Foundation of ou...

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers using an overhead crane to load new McCormick-Deering tractors (including the 10-20 and possibly the I-20) onto railroad cars outside International...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Entrance of an office building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market Street. The street around the building is full of rubble and appea...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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