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Clara Seipp

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Clara Seipp, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a dress and coat with hat, muff and gl...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Worker driving a Farmall F-12 tractor off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors entering the trailer of International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen...

Date: 1930-06-30 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental tractor or "shop mule" identified as a "Slonniger tructor."

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of young men receive instruction in the apprentice classroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Construction workers erecting a billboard for Hines Lumber using a crane mounted on the back of an International heavy-duty truck. The billboard sits atop...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...


Harriet Rhoads

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).

Date: 1939-10-11 

Description: Engineering three-quarter view from left front of an experimental Farmall M tractor.

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering all-steel threshers. Includes a color illustration of a threshing operation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Museum exhibit for the Chicago Historical Society depicting what a typical early Chicago drugstore looked like.

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