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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A standing full-length cabinet card portrait of William Conrad Seipp, the oldest son of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He rests his left forearm on an ornate...

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...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man, who appears to be missing an eye, is sitting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in C...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker cuts spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Photograph

Marie Lefens

Date: 1910 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marie Seipp Lefens, one of the daughters of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp with his first wife, Maria Josepha Teutsch. She i...

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Photograph

Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A young Conrad Seipp Jr. stands on an oversized chair for a full-length studio portrait. He is wearing a skirt over long stockings, a jacket and white blou...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Photograph

"Pigs in Clover"

Date: 1900 

Description: Young woman poses in a dress and bonnet in a studio. She is holding two young pigs. The image was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company a...

Date: 1949 

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

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Advertising photograph of young girl in overalls and straw hat pointing to spot on a blank poster.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Date: 1947 

Description: A blind(?) man operates a piece of machinery behind a table in a display booth at the "blind veterans show." The booth is labeled "International Harvester'...

Photograph

Warren Harding

Date: 1920 

Description: Studio portrait of Warren G. Harding, the year he won the election for president of the United States.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

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