1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Factory workers inspecting cylinders for Farmall F-12 tractors at International Harvester's Tractor 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: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand amid machinery in the forge shop at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Portrait of William Howard Taft, used in his 1908 presidential election campaign.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of belt-driven machines inside the "automatic screw machine shop" at International Harvester's McCormick Works(?). According the original caption, "al...

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1940-12-10 

Description: Engineering left side view of a McCormick-Deering Farmall M high clearance (high crop) tractor with cane attachment.

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers use a balling machine at the McCormick Twine Mill to wind twine onto wooden spools.

Date: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...

Photograph

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1937 

Description: International Harvester Vice President C.R. McDonald stands in Sidney G. McAllister's office.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

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:

.
.