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Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Date: 1904-05 

Description: Group portrait of the delegates to the First National Convention of the Socialist Party of the United States.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith taking a drink near some rocks in Garfield Park.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hundreds of people, possibly factory workers, gathered to hear speeches outside International Harvester's Deering(?) Works. The event appe...

Date: 1951 

Description: Side view of a Joseph H. Brown Iron & Steel Company International Harvester truck decorated with flags and banners for Chicago's East Side Centennial Parad...

Date: 1920-06 

Description: Large crowd at gathering for the Republican Convention. The 1920 National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States nominated Ohio Senator Wa...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: "Machine Shop" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

Date: 1915 

Description: Advertising poster for Mogul tractors featuring an elevated view of a Mogul 8-16, 12-25 and 30-60 tractors on a test track in Chicago, Illinois. Includes t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date:  

Description: Men, women and children dig and rake the soil at the Deering Works employee gardens. The gardens appear to be located in a residential neighborhood.

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvestser's Osborne line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph with a mosaic of a woman...

Photograph

Mrs. Anna Woodward

Date:  

Description: Mrs. Anna Woodward, Kate Quinney's employer, seated in an electric car parked in front of a city building.

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

Date: 1912-08-08 

Description: Male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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