Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...
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...
Description: Workers cutting wooden spindles with a rotating saw at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Comp...
Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...
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: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works assemble a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler. The men are placing cooling coils and the...
Description: Elevated view of multiple rows of crawler tractors lined up inside a factory - most likely Tractor Works. A group of men are working in the far background....
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Early McCormick reaper at McCormick Works. There is a white sheet hung in the background for a backdrop.
Date: date unknown
Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of st...
Description: Interior of the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair. A world map, engine components, and trucks are on display.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...
Description: Office(?) workers reading in the library at the Deering Works Club. In the background the librarian (seated at desk) appears to be checking books in and ou...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Two men look through wooden shipping crates in a room at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Male and female factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: McCormick-Deering single-cylinder vacuum pump (above) and a double-unit milker, part of the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" wo...
Description: Factory workers on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Female factory workers assembling parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.
Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works sit at tables in a large room to work with metal parts.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A young Conrad Seipp Jr. stands on an oversized chair for a full-length studio portrait. He is wearing a skirt over long stockings, a jacket and white blou...
Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706