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Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.
Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...
Date: date unknown
Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...
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...
Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of twins Otto, left, and William Madlener, sons of Albert F. and Elsa Seipp Madlener. The boys are...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Workers handling spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was located at Auburn Park and was owned by the Weber...
Description: The superintendent of International Harvester's 20 mm gun and war production plant, J.E. Harris sits at a desk. Original caption reads: "As a veteran of Wo...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.
Description: Four female "traffic officers" posed with an International diesel TD-40 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in preparation for a tractor road show.
Description: Factory workers cutting pieces of sheet metal at Internaitonal Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 190...
Date: 1943-01-13 ca.
Description: Female workers assembling torpedoes for the U.S. Military at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "This large group of women employe...
Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.
Description: Factory workers standing at machines in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Works.
Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...
Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...
Description: Irna Phillips is seated, and drawing a floor plan. On a table next to her are framed photographs of her children.
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