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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.
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: A document for employing children. The left side reads:
"EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD.
AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893.
Name of Child_
Filed and en...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....
Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...
Description: A female factory worker machines a part in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.
Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...
Description: Main stairway of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. This view is of the section of stairway from the first landing to the second lan...
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...
Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...
Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.
Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...
Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.
Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....
Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.
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