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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...

Date: 1948 

Description: Three men stack bales of sisal fiber. Original caption reads: "Storing the Sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill."

Date: 1943 

Description: Two female factory workers talk while standing in front of a piece of machinery at International Harvester's Tractor Works factory. The original caption re...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An employee of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department loads 35mm film into a movie projector.

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: Female factory workers handle parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1910-01-19 

Description: Worker assembling the spokes of a wooden wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wago...

Photograph

Edward Petersen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen at home, wearing a smoking jacket with quilted collar and cuffs. He is sitting in a wide doorway, hung with tasseled draperies, holding a c...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1917-04-28 

Description: A man, who appears to be missing an eye, is sitting in a chair. The man is most likely a factory worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works in C...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...

Photograph

Wedding Day

Date: 1921-10-29 

Description: Bride Catherine Bartholomay, right, poses with her sister Elsa. Catherine wears an ankle length gown with long veil. Both women hold large bouquets of fre...

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: 1948-11-29 

Description: Twenty-five members of the "Negro Farmers of America" tour a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The fa...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Rope tying demonstration for a group of rural school teachers. Original caption reads, "County Supt. Tobin, Country Life Director, and rural school teacher...

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman holds a metal case as a man stands leans against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most likely at Internati...

Date: 1913-08-26 

Description: Portrait of a seated man wearing a white dressing gown, covered with a white blanket. He is resting his head against a pillow in what appears to be a domes...

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