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Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick surrounded by a fence made of stone and wrought iron. The home was built...

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Harold McCormick and Edith Rockefeller McCormick. The home and yard are surrounded by stone and wrought-iron fencing wit...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and wood shop stock yard as seen from across a canal. In the foreground is a rail yard with a small engine and rail cars. The factor...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1909 

Description: Seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Alma Seipp (1876-1966), daughter of prominent Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is seated on...

Photograph

Plano Works

Date: 1907-09-06 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as the "West Pullman Works."

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Includes the company initials and a drawing of the company's...

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...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rows of lockers with screen doors, probably at the McCormick Works. Some of the lockers contain hats, shoes, and coats. A long bench runs along wall of lo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of workers inspecting calendars and mailing folders printed on large presses at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's in-house...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works, with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: The inside of a document for child employment. The document reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893 FORM NO. 117 Protection Legal Bank...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith standing in a sunlit path in Garfield Park.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library of the McCormick family home at 675 Rush Street. The home was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his wife Nettie Fowler in 1873.

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...

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