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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1934 

Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers watch welding at Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service managers watching welding of wheels. Taken b...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Date: 1918-07-09 

Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1939-03-08 

Description: Man at the parts counter of an International Harvester dealership owned by the Great Lakes Supply Corp.

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers inspect TracTracTor (crawler tractor) assembly at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service m...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...

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...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Blanche Budd (later McFetridge) at the age of 14 years, taken in Chicago.

Date: 1926 

Description: A factory worker works on part of a mower or grain binder while other men work in the background at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1930-06-04 

Description: Cyrus McCormick III drives the 200,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Gathered for...

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers stack bales of twine in a warehouse at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

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