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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...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date: 1908 

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

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: A male factory worker is dwarfed by a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1918-11-26 

Description: Factory worker stands at what appears to be a large press at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is labeled, "Williams, White & Co., Mol...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands behind a table and addresses a teacher in a classroom at International Harvester's Education and Training Center. The teacher sits beside an...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 

Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...

Photograph

Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man in an International work coat stands behind a counter and shows another man a binder with photographs of machinery parts. A storage area of machinery...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

Photograph

Lillian Anderson

Date: 1933-06-30 

Description: Lillian Anderson of Racine, Wisconsin, Queen of the "Century of Progress" world's fair, sits behind the wheel of a Farmall F-12 tractor in the Internationa...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Date: 1939-03-08 

Description: Man at the parts counter of an International Harvester dealership owned by the Great Lakes Supply Corp.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of a woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posing as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a c...

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