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Date: 1903 ca.

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

Date: 1901 

Description: Calendar for Light Running Plano binders, mowers-headers, reapers-hayrakes, & sickle grinders. The calendar has an illustration of a man using Jone's Lever...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft prior to his tenure as president of the United States.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine Mill under construction at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it beca...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine mill with shipping platform at the McCormick Reaper Works, just after construction. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration, on an orange background, of a young child wearing overalls standing near a pile of corn, corn cribs, and a Plano H...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm implements featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a bundle of wheat against...

Date: 1900 

Description: Three men open bales of sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wagons loaded with wood along a loading dock outside an agency or factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers adjusting a large printing press as two other men are examining freshly printed copies of Farmers Advance. The paper was a publication of th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1903 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a...

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1906 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1907-08-29 

Description: Elevated view of workers with a rail cart full of stock lumber in the lumberyard at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was o...

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...

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