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Photograph

Christoph Hotz

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted three-quarter head and shoulders studio portrait of Christoph Hotz (1841-1904). He has a full beard and is wearing a suit coat, vest and necktie.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Workers assembling and boxing mower frames for shipment at one of International Harvester's "Harvester Works" (most likely McCormick Works).

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Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1937-12-13 

Description: A woman stands in front of a white backdrop holding a baton. She is wearing a traffic officer costume with a hat and boots for an International Harvester C...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: People watching a program in the "Agrisphere", an 80-capacity theater in a 40-foot-high geodesic dome in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry paid fo...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Weber Works working on wooden wagon wheel hubs.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman is holding a metal case as a man is standing and leaning against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most lik...

Photograph

Man Writing a Check

Date: 1921-10-03 

Description: Close-up of a man writing a check for $4.35 to a "Henry Peterson." The check is dated at Chicago and is printed with the name "Merchants' Loan & Trust Comp...

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted studio portrait of brother and sister. Conrad Seipp (1883-1909) sits on the lap of his sister Alma (1876-1966) for a half length studio...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Three employees of the Publicity Division of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department: Mr. Cooley, Mr. Remley and Miss McNulty.

Date: 1925-03-26 

Description: Employees packaging company publications for shipment in a warehouse. The warehouse is possibly part of Harvester Press. Publications may include advertisi...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1942-11-17 

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

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Two workmen inspecting mower wheels at International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was originally built by William Deering for the Deering...

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