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Date: 1937-04-16 

Description: A man at McCormick Works Twine Mill stands in between various rows of machinery to inspect a ball of twine.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers installing front wheels on McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors as they come through a painting booth on an assembly line at International Harv...

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: Elevated view of multiple International trucks used by the Decatur Cartage Company parked in a loading dock. Two men stand in the foreground and industrial...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 

Description: A room off the entrance hall of the Edward Petersen home at 1322 Astor Street in Chicago's Gold Coast area has a barrel vaulted ceiling and bookcases along...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers test binder knotters at the McCormick Works.

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

Photograph

Emma Seipp Schmidt

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing, on green paper mounted on a darker green cardboard, of a top and side view of a design for a white gold or platinum and diamond ring. The design...

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: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster promoting campaign supplies that could be ordered with a candidate's name printed on it. The items include: cloth signs, posters, window cards, kn...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Men in the Repairs Department Sales Room at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1933-06-22 

Description: A man with garment bags over his shoulder leans against an International truck at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. The truck was operated...

Date: 1938-08-08 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor designated as model "2F".

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering tractor with wheel covers. The tractor was apparently designed for use by the U.S. military.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A hand-colored drawing on tissue mounted on beige cardboard of a design for a ring. The design depicts a tall, oval dark blue cabachon with a triangular di...

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