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Date: 1925-01-27 

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...

Photograph

Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1915-12-25 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp, widow of prominent Chicago brewer and founder of Black Point Estate, Conrad Seipp, poses in her Chicago home with her nine grandchildr...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman moves a curtain out of the way of an electrical fan sitting on a desk. Near the fan are some books, a floral arrangement, and a notepad. Outdoors,...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...

Date: 1943 

Description: Female factory supervisors watch a man demonstrating a machine operation at the Women Supervisors' Conference held at International Harvester's West Pullma...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and young girls posed in dresses and flowered hats in an urban area, perhaps near the McCormick Works Club House. There app...

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers sitting at tables and standing in line to get food at a service counter in the cafeteria of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The cl...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A female factory worker looks at an index card in what appears to be a parts storage area at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The boxes stacked ab...

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

West Pullman Works

Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works sit at tables in a large room to work with metal parts.

Date: 1947 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd at International Harvester's "100 Years in Chicago" celebration, held at Soldier Field.

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,...

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.

Date: 1949 

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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