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Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...
Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...
Description: Female factory supervisors watch a man demonstrating a machine operation at the Women Supervisors' Conference held at International Harvester's West Pullma...
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: Cesar Chavez (center) head of the Farm Workers Organizing Committee, receives a Ghandi commemorative medal from Theodore Mazarello (left) of the Gandhi Cen...
Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "General view of a portion of the new Wisconsin Steel W...
Description: Row of sinks in the employee washroom of International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Factory floor with machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Edward Petersen poses, seated in a chair, and his wife stands next to him on the left. They appear to be reading papers which Edward is holding. Behind the...
Description: Worker at Mary Lou Bakery. Original caption states: "12BBW Water Cooler. Bakery installation and dough conditioning application."
Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.
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...
Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: Waist-up, seated portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen holding her son, William O. Petersen. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar, and a beaded neckl...
Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.
Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.
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...
Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Roen and Elizabeth Hart examining a combine (harvester-thresher) at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A mannequin is seated...
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