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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: 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: 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...

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

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...

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.

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

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...

Photograph

Two Men Oil a Wheel

Date: 1906-04-23 

Description: Two men standing on what appears to be a factory floor, probably the McCormick Works, oiling a wheel. The man on the left is dressed in suit pants, vest an...

Date: 1919 ca.

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

Date: 1947 

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

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

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