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Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1942-11-17 

Description: Interior view of factory workstations in the Instrument Checking and Repairing Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1947 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date: 1946 

Description: Factory workers stand at three heat-treating lines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Front entrance hall at Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street, with marble stairs and Cael stone walls. The view is from the ground floor...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1909 

Description: Seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Alma Seipp (1876-1966), daughter of prominent Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is seated on...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Date: 1922 

Description: Ada Nye (Nemshoff) listening to a crystal radio set at the home of her aunt and uncle Ben and Ida Tovrog. Her cousin Lou Tovrog built the radio set.

Photograph

Emma Seipp Schmidt

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Emma Sybilla Seipp Schmidt (1868-1942), daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a black dress with lace trim, a...

Photograph

CIO Convention

Date: 1950-11-21 

Description: Elevated view of the annual convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations at the Palmer House hotel.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers assembling engine components and tightening head bolts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Weber Works Shop

Date: 1910-01-10 

Description: Workers cutting wooden spindles with a rotating saw at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Comp...

Date: 1949 

Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.

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