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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company office building from the corner of Market and Jackson streets. The building's address was 212 Market Street. Offices f...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: A man wearing protective gloves shovels metal pieces into a radiant tube clean hardening furnace at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1911-08-11 

Description: Souvenir postcard sent to Harriet O'Shea of Madison from an unidentified friend who attended the Chicago International Aviation Meet. The Chicago meet, whi...

Date: 1928-10-26 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. Original caption reads: "View of the No. 8 harvester-thresher as it is still curren...

Date: 1911 

Description: Three workers with barrels of drinks inside a refreshment booth decorated with stars and stripes. The men were preparing to serve drinks at an Internationa...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering manure spreader. Includes color illustrations of farmers using horse-drawn and tractor-drawn manure spreaders....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Small carts, stacks of lumber, and rail cars in a snow-covered yard at the McCormick Reaper Works. The original caption reads: "Foundry #28, Wheel Room, Bl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Ceiling Department of the Wheeling Corrugating Company, with a decorative panel with a pair of griffins facing one another on either side...

Date: 1952-04-22 before

Description: Menu from the Inaugural Luncheon of the Half-Century Club of the National Association of Tobacco Distributors, with a pioneer driving a team of horses pull...

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

Date: 1922 

Description: Advertising poster for the International 15-30 Tractor. The ad points out features of the tractor, and mentions the "Engine has ball bearing crankshaft wh...

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...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A woman stands in the garden by the corner of 675 Rush Street, the residence of the McCormick family which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and wood shop stock yard as seen from across a canal. In the foreground is a rail yard with a small engine and rail cars. The factor...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.

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