1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

Christoph Hotz

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted three-quarter head and shoulders studio portrait of Christoph Hotz (1841-1904). He has a full beard and is wearing a suit coat, vest and necktie.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

Date:  

Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Weber Works working on wooden wagon wheel hubs.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman is holding a metal case as a man is standing and leaning against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most lik...

Date: 1949 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted studio portrait of brother and sister. Conrad Seipp (1883-1909) sits on the lap of his sister Alma (1876-1966) for a half length studio...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Three employees of the Publicity Division of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department: Mr. Cooley, Mr. Remley and Miss McNulty.

Date: 1925-03-26 

Description: Employees packaging company publications for shipment in a warehouse. The warehouse is possibly part of Harvester Press. Publications may include advertisi...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers seal cork insulation between an inner and an outer steel box at West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an African American woman posing in front of a wooden bench and a velvet curtained backdrop. She is wearing a long dress emb...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers operating machines to insert wooden slats into binder canvas at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by...

Photograph

Cicero Airmail

Date: 1912-09 

Description: The first airmail shipment from Cicero Field to Wheaton and Elmhurst, Illinois. Postmaster MacDonald of Cicero is swearing-in pilots Max Lillie, Paul Stude...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble "shoe chains" on an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.