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Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...

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...

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Award to Chavez

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "General view of a portion of the new Wisconsin Steel W...

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Row of sinks in the employee washroom of International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Factory floor with machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen poses, seated in a chair, and his wife stands next to him on the left. They appear to be reading papers which Edward is holding. Behind the...

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Mary Lou Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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: 1928 ca.

Description: Waist-up, seated portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen holding her son, William O. Petersen. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar, and a beaded neckl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1910-10-04 

Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

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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: 1946 ca.

Description: Roen and Elizabeth Hart examining a combine (harvester-thresher) at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A mannequin is seated...

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