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Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman sweeping up debris in a warehouse at International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company until...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a dress with elaborate trim and a pearl neckl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feeding fiber into manufacturing machines standing on a large factory floor with a high ceiling, many exposed ceiling beams, windows, and brick walls....

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a large, ornate organ inside a chapel at the University of Chicago. Below the organ pipes are pews and flags. The University was founded by John...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A view of the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. Includes a barn, a farmhouse, and an International pickup truck in the distance...

Date: 1919-11-05 

Description: Factory doctor seated in a doctor's office or first aid station at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory worker hardening links for crawler tractors at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers sewing canvas side folds on binder aprons at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Man lounging against a full bookcase in an office area at McCormick Works in Chicago. A second man can just be seen behind the bookcase. A large dark room...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man standing in a warehouse beside bales of manila fiber used to make twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1909 

Description: Seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Alma Seipp (1876-1966), daughter of prominent Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is seated on...

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Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers inspect TracTracTor (crawler tractor) assembly at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service m...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two men working on a farm scene for the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Stacks of implement wheels in a factory storage room, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Lobby and cashier's desk in the McCormick Works Club House. In the center is a set of double doors. On the left is a flight of stairs. The Club House was d...

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