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Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated library at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 1884, the h...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Study at the McCormick family residence on Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 188...

Date: 1914-11-04 

Description: Doctors apply bandages to two men in a doctor's office or infirmary at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The men appear to be office workers. Two...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: African American worker assembling a wagon axle running gear while a co-worker looks on at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. The factory was loc...

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1952-07 

Description: The Democratic convention, with Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson standing at a podium.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling tractors at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works in Chicago.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Men, women and children walk through the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. The exhibit included a tractor and the "Agrisphere,"...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1934 

Description: Female factory workers balling twine in a room full of machinery at the McCormick Works Twine Mill.

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers work on a steel wheel at International Harvester's Plano Works. Factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School tour the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The children are examining...

Date: 1934-03-21 

Description: View down an aisle with rows of shelves containing parts for agricultural implements at the McCormick Works (factory).

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